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Kenton Meaning


What does Kenton mean?

The name Kenton is of English origin.

The meaning of Kenton is "royal town, settlement by the river Kenn".

Kenton is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ken-ton.

The Given Name Kenton

From the Old English, Kenton is a transferred use of the surname which was used by people who lived in various places by that name. The name is derived from a number of possible different elements. Possibly cyne meaning "royal" and tun meaning "settlement or enclosure", or the British river name Kenn and the element tun meaning "settlement or enclosure" or a few other possibilities.

Kenton Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,380 in baby name popularity for boys with 127 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,326 in baby name popularity for boys with 135 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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