What does Hamilton mean?
From Old English hamel dûn. May also possibly mean "home-lover's estate" or "hill with grass". Surname of one of the great noble families in Scotland, for which the town in Glasgow was named. American statesman Alexander Hamilton; figure skater Scott Hamilton.
How popular is Hamilton?
Hamilton is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#107 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Hamilton for boys. Hamilton entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #479 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar baby names are Camillo, Camilo, Carlton, Chilton, Dallton, Dalton, Damion, Daulton, Earlton, Emilion, Gallton, Galton, Haimon, Hallton, Halten, Halton, Hamblin, Hamelin, Hamilcar, Hamlen, Hamlet, Hamlin, Hamlyn, Hampten, Hampton, Hazleton, Hilton, Hylton, Jailon, Jamieson, Jamison, Karlton, Milton, Salton, Tilton, Walton and Wilton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hamilton.