US Popularity:4613
Meaning:Flat-topped hill
Hamilton is a masculine name of British origin meaning "flat-topped hill" from the Old English phrase hamel dūn. However, this distinguished name is most well known for its association with Alexander Hamilton, who, among many other accomplishments, was one of the United States' founding fathers. Hamilton is a name symbolic of ambition and success—in large part due to Alexander Hamilton's legacy, which has been under the spotlight in recent years after American playwright Lin Manuel Miranda took Hamilton: An American Musical to Broadway. Choosing the prominent Hamilton for your little one will undoubtedly inspire a determination in baby that will take them to new heights.

Famous People Named Hamilton

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  • Lewis Hamilton
    Racecar Driver
  • Linda Hamilton
  • Margaret Hamilton

Hamilton Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Hamilton is currently #3320 on The Bump
Boy:Hamilton is currently #1071 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Hamilton is currently #4613 in U.S. births
Boy:Hamilton is currently #1374 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 309
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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