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What does Lynton mean?

Lynton Pronunciation of Lynton [lyn-ton] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Lynton is "flax settlement". Lynton is an alternate spelling of Linton (Old English): place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, flax


VARIANTS Lyntonn, Lintonn

(male) Lunton, Lynon, ..

(female) Lynta, ..

Lynton Jonathon (L.J.), ..

How popular is Lynton?

Lynton is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#81414 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Lynton (NOT RANKED) is Linton. Other variants, like Lintonn, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Lynton was well-received 105 years ago. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lynton and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anton, Benton, Boynton, Danton, Dunton, Eynon, Eyton, Fenton, Hylton, Kenton, Landan, Landen, Landin, Landon, Landyn, Langton, Lawton, Layton, Leyton, Linden, Lindon, Litton, London, Lynden, Lyndon, Lynn, Lyon, Lyron, Lytten, Lytton, Manton, Mylton (see Milton), Renton, Tanton, Tynon, Vinton, Winton, Wynston and Wynton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lynton.

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