What does Orton mean?
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.
(male) Oraton, Oston, ..
(female) 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)
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.See names in meaning and etymology.