Origin:Scottish
Popularity:1229
Meaning:from Hugh's town; settlement on the hill
Houston is a masculine name of Scottish, Irish, and English origins. Traditionally used as a last name, it means “from Hugh’s town” or “settlement on the hill.” If you want to help baby connect with their Scottish roots—or connections with Houston, Texas—this name will definitely do the trick.

Famous People Named Houston

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  • Whitney Houston
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