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What does Morton mean?

Morton Pronunciation of Morton as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Morton is "moor town". Place name. First used since the 19th century.

ASSOCIATED WITH Mo-, -ton, old english, moor (meadow), 19th century





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How popular is Morton?

Morton is a somewhat popular first name for men (#815 out of 1220, Top 67%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#509 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Morton reached its top position of #273 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Morton is pronounced similarly to Marten, Martenn, Martijn, Martin, Marton, Martyn, Merton and Murton. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Barton, Berton, Bolton, Borbon, Bordon, Boston, Burton, Colton, Cotton, Darton, Dorion, Doron, Fordon, Garton, Gordon, Gorten, Gorton, Horten, Horton, Jordon, Joron, Kolton, Loron, Manton, Marden, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Marion, Marlon, Marston, Martino, Milton, Miron, Monkton, Morfin, Morfyn, Morgan, Morgen, Morgun, Morio, Morrow, Mort, Morty, Morven, Morvyn, Mostyn, Mylton (see Milton), Myron, Norton, Orton, Parton, Torion, Torston and Warton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Morton.

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