What does Benton mean?
Benton /ben-ton/ as a boys' name is pronounced BEN-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Benton is "town in the bent grass". Place name. Artist Thomas Hart Benton; film director Robert Benton.
VariationsKreatif forms: Benben, Benbol, Beton. [more]
How popular is Benton?
Benton is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1175 out of 1220, Top 96%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#851 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Benton for boys. Benton entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #535 in the U.S. then, and is at #944 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Thinking of names?
Benton▼ is alike in pronunciation to Boynton. Other suggested similar baby names are Barton▼, Beacon, Beamon, Beemon, Beldon, Bellton, Belton, Benito▼, Benn, Benno, Benoni, Bensen, Benson▲, Bensson, Bently▼, Bertin, Berto, Bertol, Berton▼, Bevon, Bevvon, Beyron, Blanton, Bolton, Boston▲, Branton, Brendon▼, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton▼, Brentton, Breton, Bretton, Brexton, Briton, Burton▼, Button, Buxton, Danton, Delton, Deston, Dexton, Dunton, Felton▼, Fenton, Glenton, Jenson, Keaton▲, Keeton, Kelton▼, Kendon, Kennon, Kentan, Kentin, Kenton▼, Kenyon▼, Leyton, Linton, Manton, Mentor, Merton▼, Newton▼, Peyton▲, Rexton, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Seton, Tanton, Trenton▲, Vinton, Weston▲, Wynton and Zenon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Benton.