US Popularity:1388
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

Houston Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Houston is currently #4227 on The Bump
Boy:Houston is currently #1397 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Houston is currently #1388 in U.S. births
Boy:Houston is currently #479 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 159
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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