What does Morton mean?
Morton /mor-ton/ [2 sylls.] 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.
Morton▼ has 1 variant: Morten.Kreatif forms: Morston, Mortonne, Mortonno. [more]
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)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Morton for boys. Morton reached its top position of #296 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Morton▼ is pronounced similarly to Marten, Martin▼, Marton, Martyn, Merton▼ and Murton. Other suggested similar baby names are Gorton, Horton, Mardon and Norton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Morton.