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What does Murton mean?

Murton Pronunciation of Murton [mur-ton] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the name Murton means "town by the lake". Murton is an alternate spelling of Merton (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, lake (river).


1 alternative form via Merton: Merwyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Murmon, ..

(female) Murin, Murlor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Murton Kyzer (M.K.), ..

How popular is Murton?

Murton is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#44350 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Murton (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Merton and Merwyn. Adoption of these forms of Murton was at its peak in the 1880s (adoption of 0.01%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merton, Merwyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Murton is alike in pronunciation to Marten, Martenn, Martijn, Martin, Marton, Martyn, Morten and Morton. Other recommended names are Auron, Barton, Berton, Burton, Button, Buxton, Darton, Dunton, Duston, Eurion, Fulton, Garton, Gorton, Gurion, Guryon, Horton, Huston, Hutton, Manton, Marden, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Marion, Marlon, Marston, Martino, Milton, Miron, Murdo, Murrow, Murvin, Murvyn, Mylton (see Milton), Myron, Norton, Orton, Parton, Ruston, Sutton and Warton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Murton.

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