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Cotton

What does Cotton mean?

Cotton Pronunciation of Cotton [cot-ton] as a boys' name. Plant name. May originally have been an occupational name from England, though the cotton plant, requiring a warm climate, was a minor source of industry in Britain. In America, great Massachusetts clergyman Cotton Mather's writings contributed to the Salem witch trials. He was named for his grandfather, early American clergyman John Cotton. Actor Joseph Cotten.

Associated with: plant (tree), occupational, great.

Variations

Cotton has 1 variant: Cotten.

Creative forms:
(male) Caiton, Coton, ..

(female) Cotne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cotton Rian (C.R.), ..

How popular is Cotton?

Cotton is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1006 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Cotton has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cotton name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cotton outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cotton is pronounced similarly to Keaton and Keeton. Other recommended names are Bolton, Boston, Button, Cadon, Caidon, Cathan, Caxton, Caydon, Coleton, Collton, Colson, Colston, Colten, Colton, Conlon, Crofton, Dotson, Dottson, Eatton, Gorton, Horton, Hutton, Kolton, Litton, Lytton, Morton, Norton, Patton and Sutton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cotton.


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