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What does Barton mean?

Barton Pronunciation of Barton as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Barton is "barley settlement". Place name and transferred use of the surname. Could possibly mean "Bart's town" too. Bart is the short form.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, surname


VARIANTS Bart, Barten, Barrton




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How popular is Barton?

Barton is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#877 out of 1220, Top 72%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#447 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Barton reached its apex position of #538 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barton name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Barton outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Bart is the only other popular related form of Barton. Other forms, like Barrt, are uncommon. These relations of Barton were favored as baby names during the years 1960-1969 (MEDIAN #440).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barton, Bart in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Barton is pronounced similarly to Bartin, Bertin, Berton and Burton. Other recommended sound-alike names are Barden, Bardo, Barlow, Baron, Barren, Bartel, Barth, Bartle, Bartow, Belton, Bertol (see Berthold), Blanton, Bordin, Boston, Braddon, Braedon, Bretton, Brion, Briton, Bryon, Buxton, Byron, Cardon, Carston, Dalton, Danton, Darion, Daron, Darwon (see Darwin), Daxton, Dayton, Earlton, Eaton, Farron, Gaeton, Galton, Garmon, Garon, Garson, Garton, Gaston, Halton, Hardon, Harmon, Haron, Haroon, Horton, Jarron, Karson, Laron, Lawton, Mardon, Marion, Marston, Marten, Marton, Merton, Norton, Parson, Parton, Paxton, Salton, Saxton, Tanton, Taroon, Tayton, Vardon, Varten, Walton, Warton and Wharton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Barton.

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