Meaning:Afternoon, evening; Scottish river
Afton is a gender-neutral name of Swedish and Scottish origin. Translating to “afternoon” or “evening” in Swedish, this name makes for a beautiful choice if baby entered your life during this time of the day. If you want to celebrate your Scottish connection, this name also comes from the River Afton, a lovely sight in the town of Ayrshire, Scotland. If you’re a poetry lover, this name also comes from the title of Robert Burns's poem “Sweet Afton.” Whether you want to connect baby with the sun, the water, or beautiful words, the name Afton is sure to have a harmonious sound.
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