Nixon
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
NIK-sən
Meaning
Nick's son
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Nixon originates in English language and means "Nick's son" or "Nicholas's son". Nicholas itself has been a popular masculine given name for centuries, it originates in Greek and means ‘people's triumph’. One of the most famous bearers was Saint Nicholas, bishop of Lyra, who most likely serves as an inspiration for Santa Claus. Until recently, the name Nixon was only used as a surname, the most famous bearers being Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States and one of the key characters in the Watergate affair, and Cynthia Nixon, an American actress playing the part of Miranda Hobbes in the Sex in the City series.

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