Meaning and Origin of: Maxton

Scottish : habitational name after the place Maxtoon in Roxburghshire.

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : habitational name from a place so called in Roxburghshire (Borders), named as the ‘settlement (tūn) of Maccus’. There is also a place of this name in Kent, England, but it does not seem to have given rise to a surname.