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Orton

What does Orton mean?

Orton Pronunciation of Orton [or-ton] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Orton is "shore settlement". Place name. Playwright Joe Orton.

Affiliated boy name: Horton.

Associated with: old english.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Oraton, Oston, ..

(female) Orol, Ortoni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Orton Kiaan (O.K.), ..

How popular is Orton?

Orton is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#5154 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only popular related form of Orton (not ranked) is Horton. Adoption of this form of Orton was common among parents during the years 1910-1919 (#1700). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Orton is alike in pronunciation to Warton and Wharton. Other suggested similar names are Acton, Afton, Alton, Anton, Ardon, Arion, Armon, Arnon, Aron, Arron, Arvon, Aryon, Aston, Barton, Berton, Breton, Brion, Briton, Bron, Bryon, Burton, Darton, Eaton, Elton, Eron, Erron, Eston, Eton, Eyton, Garton, Gorton, Marton, Merton, Morton, Murton, Norton, Odon, Ogdon, Oran, Oren, Orin, Orion, Orjan, Orlan, Orlin, Orman, Ormond, Oro, Oron, Orran, Orren, Orrin, Orsen, Orsin, Orson, Orvin, Orwin, Oryon, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Otto, Ottone, Parton, Paton, Seton, Triton, Upton and Urson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orton.

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