Meaning:Ttree-stump settlement
Stockton is a masculine name of Old English origin and the name of several towns throughout England. Meaning “tree-stump settlement,” this woody place name inspires imagery of villages immersed in nature. Stockton is also a city in California, bringing a modern edge to this medieval name. Stoughton, Staughton, and Stokton are beautiful variations for parents who love Stockton’s pronunciation but are looking to switch up the spelling.

Famous People Named Stockton

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  • John Stockton
    Basketball Player
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