What does Fenton mean?
Fenton [fen-ton] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Fenton is "marsh settlement". Place name from fenn tūn.
Associated with: old english.
Fenton has 1 variant: Fenn.Creative forms:
(male) Finton, ..
(female) Fentoni, .. Middle name pairings:
Fenton Rick (F.R.), ..
How popular is Fenton?
Fenton is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#2193 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Fenton reached its top position of #962 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Fenton is alike in pronunciation to Fintan, Fiontan and Fontane. Other recommended names are Anton▼, Belton, Benson▲, Benton▲, Berton, Brenton, Danton, Delton, Deston, Dexton, Dunton, Felten, Feltin (see Felton), Felton, Ferron, Fontana, Fulton, Glenton, Jenson, Jeston, Keaton▲, Keeton, Kelton, Kendon, Kennon, Kentan (see Kenton), Kentin, Kenton, Kenyon▼, Leyton, Linton, Lynton, Manton, Mentor, Merton▼, Newton▼, Peyton, Quenton, Renton, Rexton, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Seton, Sexton, Tanton, Teyton, Trenton, Vinton, Welton, Weston▲, Winton, Wynton and Zenon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fenton.See names in meaning and etymology.