US Popularity:17661
Meaning:Settlement on the marsh; Marsh town
In the flurry of searching for the perfect baby name, the dust has settled around Fenton! This distinctive boy’s name has English origins and is derived from the Old English words fenne and tun, which referred to an enclosed wall or embankment by a body of water. As such, Fenton means “settlement on the marsh” or “marsh town.” This surname-turned-first name will not only offer a meaningful connection to baby’s heritage but also provide some adorable nickname options like Fen and Tonny. Notable namesakes include American blues musician Fenton Lee Robinson, Irish theologian F.J.A Hort, and English model Fenton Merkell.

Fenton Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Fenton is currently #17661 in U.S. births
Boy:Fenton is currently #8434 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

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