Baxter Family History

Meaning of surname: Baxter

Baxter is an Anglo-Saxon and Scottish name, originally from the English occupational surname meaning "baker," from the early Middle English bakstere and the Old English bæcere. The form Bakster was originally feminine, with Baker as the masculine equivalent, but over time both names came to apply to both men and woman. Ancient variations in the spelling of the surname include Bakster, Baxstar, Baxstair, Baxstare and Baxster.[2][3]

We found 2,152,293 Genealogy and Family History Records for Baxter in our Newspaper Archive.

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254 Historical Books
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