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Meaning and name origin

Hamilton \ha-mil-ton, ham(i)-lton\ as a boy's name is pronounced HAM-ul-tun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hamilton is "flat-topped hill". May also possibly mean "home-lover's estate" or "hill with grass". Place name and surname of one of the great noble families in Scotland. American statesman Alexander Hamilton; figure skater Scott Hamilton.

Hamilton has 4 variant forms: Hamel, Hamelton, Hamil and Hamill.


Hamilton is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#103 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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