What does Fulton mean?
Fulton [ful-ton] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Fulton is "settlement of the fowl; people's estate". Also transferred use of the Scottish surname, originally a local name from a place in Ayrshire. Robert Fulton is the inventor of the steamboat. Catholic bishop Fulton J Sheen.
(male) Fulfon, Furton, ..
(female) Fulren, .. Middle name pairings:
Fulton Theo (F.T.), ..
How popular is Fulton?
Fulton is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#1017 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Fulton reached its peak position of #984 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Fulton is pronounced similarly to Felten, Feltin and Felton. Other suggested similar names are Allton, Alton▼, Belton, Bolton, Burton▼, Button, Buxton, Colton▲, Dalton▼, Daulton, Delton, Dunton, Duston, Ellton, Elton▼, Falcon, Fenton, Galton, Halton, Hilton▼, Huston, Hutton, Hylton, Kelton, Kolton▲, Milton▼, Murton, Mylton (see Milton), Ruston, Salton, Sutton▲, Tilton, Walton▼, Welton and Wilton▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fulton.See names in meaning and etymology.