Quoting speaktruth2powr:" <blockquote><b>Quoting talexys:</b>" You can compare it to that but it's actually a name."</blockquote> It's a surname..."It was a doctors middle name. His last name was Hicks.
Quoting talexys:" It was a doctors middle name. His last name was Hicks."
Quoting speaktruth2powr:" He wasn't the first person to ever have that name....I believe that was his mother's maiden name."http://www.evi.com/q/facts_about__john_braxton_hicks
Quoting talexys:" http://www.evi.com/q/facts_about__john_braxton_hicks"
Quoting talexys:" That website shows his legal and full name is John Hicks. Middle name, Braxton. I also wasn't starting ... [snip!] ... starting a debate, I like that name so I suggested it because it sounds somewhat similar to Jaxson. No one said you have to."
Quoting speaktruth2powr:" And that showed me what? It was very common among upper and middle class British (and others) to use the mother's maiden name as a middle name for sons."
Quoting speaktruth2powr:" And I'm just telling you that Braxton is SURNAME. "
Quoting talexys:" and im showing you that you are wrong; Legal name, Full name "John Braxton Hicks" Born 1823, February ... [snip!] ... DBPedia URI http://dbpedia.org/resource/John_Braxton_Hicks Rare Terms "hicks", "john hicks" Middle-name "Braxton""
Quoting talexys:" last line... "Middle name- Braxton""
Quoting speaktruth2powr:" Again.....he wasn't the first person ever to have that name. Again....Braxton was probably his mother's ... [snip!] ... common for people to take their town or village name as their surname in the 15-17th century in England, Ireland, and Scotland."Well I still like that name, I was just making a suggestion.