US Popularity:11878
Meaning:Town by the lake
Dig deep for the sake of finding your little one a stand-out name. Merton is a gender-neutral name of English origin and means “from the lake town” or “from the farm by the sea.” It’s a classic example of a place name, derived from the Old English words mere, meaning “pool,” and tūn, meaning “farmstead estate.” This fresh name also appears as a family name across the UK, USA, Canada, and Scotland, and similarly sounding names include Martin and Martina.

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in 1995
- 142
from 1993
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