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What does Orton mean?

Orton Pronunciation of Orton as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Orton is "shore settlement". Place name. Playwright Joe Orton. Also form of Horton.

ASSOCIATED WITH -ton, old english


(male) Oston, ..

(female) Orol, ..

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?

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-sounding 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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