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What does Linton mean?

Linton Pronunciation of Linton as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Linton is "flax settlement". Place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Li-, -ton, old english, flax


VARIANTS Lintonn, Lynton, Lyntonn



Linton Romeo (L.R.), ..

How popular is Linton?

Linton is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#2428 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Linton entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #991 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Anton, Benton, Clinton, Danton, Dunton, Einion, Einon, Fenton, Fintan, Hilton, Kenton, Landan, Landen, Landin, Landon, Landyn, Langton, Lawton, Layton, Leyton, Lidon, Lincoln, Linden, Lindo, Lindon, Linn, Lino, Linos, Lion, Liron, Litten, Litton, Littonn (see Litton), London, Lynden, Lyndon, Lytton, Manton, Milton, Quinton, Renton, Riston, Swinton, Tanton, Tilton, Vinson, Vinton, Wilton, Winston, Winton, Wynton and Zinon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Linton.

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