Popularity:2637
Origin:British
Meaning:town in the bent grass
With British origins, Benton is a boy’s name meaning “town in the bent grass.” The name Benton is often given as a surname but has now become a name within its own right. This rather quirky name has been used as a slightly fresh take on the traditional name Ben whilst still being able to use it as a fitting nickname. Benton was a much more popular name in the early 20th century but has since made a mini-revival but still maintains an obscure status.
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