What does Houghton mean?
Houghton [houghton] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Houghton is "settlement on the headland". Place name.
Associated with: old english.
Houghton has 1 variant: Hough.Creative forms:
(male) Houghein, Hougton, ..
(female) Houghan, Houghe, .. Middle name pairings:
Houghton Jaquan (H.J.), ..
How popular is Houghton?
Houghton is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3016 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Houghton has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Houghton is alike in pronunciation to Hutton. Other recommended names are Ashton, Bollton (see Bolton), Bolton, Boston▲, Bourbon, Boynton, Brighton, Broughton, Burton▼, Buxton, Coleton, Collton, Colston, Colton▲, Cotton, Coulson, Creighton, Crichton, Daulton, Dodgson, Dunston, Dunton, Duston, Fulton, Gorton, Hallton (see Halton), Halton, Hamelton, Hamilton, Hampton, Hazleton, Hilton▼, Hobbson (see Hobson), Hobson, Hodgson, Hogan, Honesto, Horten, Horton, Houston, Hudson▲, Hugh▼, Hughes, Hughie, Hugo▲, Huon, Huston, Hutten, Hylton, Johnston, Johon, Kingston▲, Kolton▲, Langston▲, Langton, Laughton, Leighton▲, Loughlin, Loughton, Monckton, Monkton, Morton▼, Murton, Norton, Quenton, Quinton, Rosston, Royston, Russton, Ruston, Somerton, Sutton▲, Thurston and Torston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Houghton.See names in meaning and etymology.