Dixon (surname)

Dixon is a surname, and may refer to

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  • Dixon — is an alternative to Dickson. It is of English origin meaning son of Richard, or Dick s son. Contents 1 Places 2 People 3 Other uses …   Wikipedia

  • Dixon Lanier Merritt — (1879 – 1972) was a poet and humorist. He was a newspaper editor for the Tennessean, Nashville s morning paper, and President of the American Press Humorists Association. He penned this well known limerick in 1910:[1] A wonderful bird is the… …   Wikipedia

  • Dixon Baronets — There have been three Baronetcies created for persons with the surname Dixon, all in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. The Dixon Baronetcy, of Ballymenock in the County of Antrim, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 7… …   Wikipedia

  • Dixon — This interesting surname is a patronymic from Dick a medieval pet form of Richard, one of the most popular names in the 11th and 12th Century, deriving from the Anglo Saxon Richard , itself from the Old Germanic personal name made up of the… …   Surnames reference

  • Dickson (surname) — Dickson or, as is common in England, Dixon, is a patronymic surname, traditionally Scottish and thought to have originated upon the birth of the son of Richard Keith, son of Hervey de Keith, Earl Marischal of Scotland, and Margaret, daughter of… …   Wikipedia

  • Harold Baily Dixon — Infobox Scientist name = Harold Baily Dixon box width = image width = 150px caption = Harold Baily Dixon birth date = birth date|1852|08|11 birth place = London, England death date = death date and age |1930|09|18|1852|08|11 death place = Lytham …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick Dixon-Hartland — Sir Frederick Dixon Hartland (1 May 1832 – 15 November 1909) was an antiquary, banker and a Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1881 to 1909. Hartland was born at Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire, the son of Nathaniel… …   Wikipedia

  • Dykes (surname) — Dykes is a British surname which may originate from the hamlet of Dykesfield[1][2] in Burgh by Sands, Cumbria in the north of England. Due to its close proximity to the English and Scottish borders, the surname Dykes has also been found in… …   Wikipedia

  • Cockburn (surname) — Cockburn, often (or usually) pronounced /ˈkoʊbərn/, is a Scottish surname that originated in the Borders region of the Scottish Lowlands. In the United States most members of the same family have adopted the simplified spelling Coburn . The… …   Wikipedia

  • Lewis (surname) — Family name name = Lewis imagesize= caption= pronunciation = Lewis meaning = region = origin = related names = Lewes, Louis footnotes = [ [http://www.census.gov/genealogy/names/names files.html 1990 Census Name Files ] ] Lewis is a surname. It… …   Wikipedia

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