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Boy Names Ending with -ten

Ten ending baby names and what they mean, with 54 results. -ten names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the top of their popularity 19 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.1%, down 41.6%), with names like Austen becoming less stylish. Colten (#548) and Kolten (#772) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, while Moten (top 5%) and Botten (31%) are familiar -ten surnames.

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Alsten - Felten | Galten - Paxten | Quenten - Winsten

Alsten - Felten

Form of Alston. Root fr. Old English element. "Elf stone." Uncommon. Compare Alsten with common -en surnames Alien (top 80%), Ayen (60%). See also Alten.

Var. of Alton. Based on Old English. "Old town." Altan is a somewhat common baby name. See also Alsten.

Var. of Austin. Stems fr. French, Latin. "Great, magnificient." Unconventional, with usage of 0.006% for Austen as a children's name in 2015, less than 0.007% in 2014. See also Aston.

Form of Augustus. Origin fr. Latin. "Great, magnificient." Austen has waned in favor as a baby name circa 1995. See also Alsten.

Form of August. Derivative of Latin word. "Great, magnificient." Austen is commonplace as a birth name compared to other forms. See also Dusten.

Form of Augustine. Origin fr. Latin word. "Great, magnificient." Austen has trended downward in favor as a baby name circa 1995. See also Aston.

Var. of Barton. Source fr. Old English language. "Barley settlement." Not that common as a children's name, Barten is used more commonly as a surname. See also Borden.

Form of Bolton. .. Singer Michael Bolton. Bolten, like the similar-sounding Belton, exists more usually as a last name.

Form of Branton. Derivative of Old English. "Broom, gorse settlement." Branten is unique as a boys' name. See also Branden.

Form of Brenton. From Old English word. "Bryni's settlement." Brennen (top 13%), Brenton (10%) are common surnames. See also Brendan.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ten names: Austen, Colten, Dusten

Var. of Brent. Stems fr. Old English, Celtic. "Hill, mount." Brenten is not in the Top 2000. See also Brenden.

Var. of Brockton. Based on Old English. "Badger settlement." Blackten and Brocken are creative forms.

Form of Colton. Origin fr. Old English. "Swarthy person; coal town or settlement." Colten became less popular last year, falling -74 rankings as a baby name to reach #548. See also Collen.

Form of Cotton. .. May originally have been an occupational .. Cotten was not a Top birth name in 2015.

Var. of Christian. Based on Latin word. "Follower of Christ." Rare. Cristen, like Carlsen, Colten, uses the -en ending. Gender-neutral name.

Var. of Dalton. Root fr. Old English language. "From the valley town." Rare, with the androgynous -en ending for Dalten, like Devlen. See also Dalen.

Var. of Dayton. Derived fr. Old English language. Place name, possibly meaning "Day's settlement" .. Outside Top 2000. See also Dalten.

Var. of Dunstan. Based on Old English element. "Brown stone; brown hill with stones." Unique. Dunsten (compare Donoven, Dusten) ends with -en.

Var. of Dustin. Stems fr. Old German, Old English words. "Brave warrior; dusty area." Less used today. Dusten was last recorded in 1993 in the Top 2000. See also Dunsten.

Form of Felton. Based on Old English word. "Field settlement." Felten is unusual as a men's name, existing regularly (upper 13%) as a surname. See also Fulton.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ten names for boys.

1. Alsten - Felten
Alston [Alsten], Alton [Alten], Austin [Austen], Augustus [Austen], August [Austen], Augustine [Austen], Barton [Barten], Bolton [Bolten], Branton [Branten], Brenton [Brenten], Brent [Brenten], Brockton [Brockten], Colton [Colten], Cotton [Cotten], Christian [Cristen], Dalton [Dalten], Dayton [Dayten], Dunstan [Dunsten], Dustin [Dusten], Felton [Felten]

Galton [Galten], Gorton [Gorten], Halton [Halten], Hampton [Hampten], Horton [Horten], Hutton [Hutten], Justin [Justen], Kelton [Kelten], Kolton [Kolten], Litton [Litten, Lytten], Livingston [Livingsten], Manton [Manten], Marston [Marsten], Martin [Marten, Morten], Milton [Milten], Morton [Morten], Osten [Austen], Patton [Paten, Patten], Patrick [Patten], Paxton [Paxten]

Quentin [Quenten, Quinten], Quinton [Quinnten], Ruston [Rusten], Stanton [Stanten], Stein [Sten], Tayton [Tayten, Teyten], Templeton [Templeten], Thurston [Torsten, Thorsten, Thursten], Trenton [Trenten], Trent [Trenten], Tristan [Tristen], Varten, Weston [Westen], Winston [Winsten]

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