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What does Kenton mean?

Kenton /ken-ton/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kenton is "the royal settlement". Place name.


Kenton has 2 variants: Kentan and Kentin.

Kreatif forms: Kentonney, Kentonni, Keoton. [more]

How popular is Kenton?

Kenton is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#987 out of 1220, Top 81%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#16625 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Kenton for boys. Kenton entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #638 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kenton name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kenton is alike in pronunciation to Quenton. Other recommended similar baby names are Benton, Fenton, Keaton, Keeton, Kelton, Kendon, Kennon, Kenyon and Renton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kenton.