AskDefine | Define Baxter

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  1. A northern English, and Scottish occupational surname, a variant of Baker
  2. A given name transferred from the surname.

Extensive Definition

The name "Baxter" has several meanings. All originated from the surname Baxter meaning "female baker", originally a Scottish and East Anglian name. The Baxter family is traditionally a sept of Clan MacMillan.

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  • Baxter Black (born 1945), American cowboy, poet, philosopher, former large-animal veterinarian, and radio commentator
  • Baxter Dury, pop singer, son of Ian Dury

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