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Boy Names Ending with -ston

Ston ending baby names and what they mean, with 43 results. -ston names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these boy names is at its highest today (ADOPTION OF 0.9%), except for names such as Triston which have become somewhat dated. The trendier boy names in this list are Weston (#102), Kingston (#117), Easton (#66), Winston (#402) and Langston (#685), while Haston (TOP 12%) and Abston (9%) are conventional -ston surnames.

-ston names

Agoston - Eston | Gaston - Triston | Weston - Winston

Agoston - Eston

Var. of Augustine. Based on Latin language. "Great, magnificient." Agoston (cf. Arnston, Ayrton) is a common -ton suffix surname. See also Agosto.

Alston and variants

Alston1, var. Allston
Origin fr. Old English element. "Elf stone." Less popular today. Alston was the form last found (1998) in the Top 2000.

Var. of Alton. Derivative of Old English element. "Old town." Alston rose in popularity in 1997. See also Alastor.


Form of Ashton. From Old English word. "Ash tree town." Cross-gender use. Aston became less trendy in 2018, falling -94 rankings as a children's name to reach #1367.

Root fr. Old English word. "East town; ash tree settlement." Unisex name. Aston is intermittently used as a masculine name, existing frequently (UPPER 5%) as a last name.


Derived fr. Middle English language. Place name .. A familiar children's name (#639 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Boston is also used frequently as a surname. See also Bolton.

Var. of Branson. Source fr. English language. "Son of Brand." Branston is not in the Top 2000.

Var. of Carlton. Origin fr. Old English word. "Free peasant settlement." Caston is a moderately common kid's name. See also Carson.


Form of Charlton. Derived fr. Old English language. "Free peasant's settlement." Adoption of Charleston was widespread 3 years ago. See also Charleson.

Var. of Chester. Derived fr. Old English, Latin languages. "Camp of soldiers." Cheston is not a Top 2000 name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ston names: Alston, Aston, Boston, Charleston, Colston

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ston names: Duston, Easton, Elston, Eston


Var. of Colton. Based on Old English language. "Swarthy person; coal town or settlement." Colston is widely used as a children's name among the variations of Colton. See also Colson.

Derivative of Old English. "Settlement of cranes." Unique. Cranston, like Clinton, ends with the androgynous-sounding -on.

Var. of Christian. Derivative of Latin language. "Follower of Christ." Unusual as a boys' name, but Criston is similar to the more common Triston. See also Wriston.

Form of Destin. Origin fr. French word. "Destiny." Uncommon. Deston is not listed in the US Census. See also Deshon.

Form of Dunstan. From Old English. "Brown stone; brown hill with stones." Compare last names Dunton (TOP 6%), Dunson (5%). See also Duston.


Var. of Dustin. Derived fr. Old German, Old English. "Brave warrior; dusty area." Duston is widely used as a children's name among the versions of Dustin. See also Deston.

Derivative of Old English language. "Earl's settlement." Earlston was not among 2018's Top names.


Derived fr. Old English. "East settlement." Prominent, with usage of 0.302% for Easton as a birth name in 2018, higher than 0.299% the previous year. See also Eastman.

Elston and variants

Elston, var. Ellston
Derived fr. Old English word. "Elli's town." Elston and Ellston are scarce given names.


Source fr. Old English. "Eastern town." Somewhat novel as a baby name, Eston is used more frequently as a surname. See also Elston.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ston names for boys.

1. Agoston - Eston
Augustine [Agoston], Alston [Allston], Alton [Alston], Ashton [Aston], Aston, Boston, Branson [Branston], Carlton [Carston], Charlton [Charleston], Chester [Cheston], Colton [Colston], Cranston, Christian [Criston], Destin [Deston], Dunstan [Dunston], Dustin [Duston], Earlston, Easton, Elston [Ellston], Eston

Gaston, Houston [Huston], Jestin [Jeston], Johnson [Johnston], Kingston, Kynaston, Langston, Lauriston, Livingston, Marston, Paxton [Packston], Palmer [Palmerston], Preston, Ralston, Riston [Wriston], Ross [Rosston], Royston, Ruston [Russton], Thurston [Torston], Tristan [Triston]

Weston, Willis [Williston], Winston [Wynston]

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