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Meaning and name origin

Morton \m(o)-rton, mor-ton\ as a boy's 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 form: Morten.


Morton is a somewhat popular first name for males (#815 out of 1220, Top 67%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#462 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Morton is also 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.