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What does Horton mean?

Horton Pronunciation of Horton as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Horton is "gray settlement". Place name. Dr. Seuss's character Horton of "Horton Hears a Who".

ASSOCIATED WITH Ho-, -ton, old english


VARIANTS Horten, Orton



Horton Raymond (H.R.), ..

How popular is Horton?

Horton is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#335 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Horton reached its top position of #1290 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Barton, Berton, Bolton, Borbon, Bordon, Boston, Burton, Colton, Cotton, Darton, Dorion, Doron, Fordon, Garton, Gordon, Gorten, Gorton, Halton, Harden, Hardin, Hardon, Harmon, Haron, Haroon, Hartman, Hermon, Hilton, Hobson, Houston, Huston, Hutton, Hylton, Jordon, Joron, Kolton, Loron, Marton, Merton, Morten, Morton, Murton, Norton, Parton, Torion, Torston and Warton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Horton.

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