Origin:Irish
Popularity:1454
Meaning:Hugh's town; settlement on the hill
Houston as a boy's name is pronounced HEW-ston. It is of Irish, Gaelic and Old English origin, and the meaning of Houston is "Hugh's town; settlement on the hill". Place name: Houston, Texas.

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