US Popularity:25341
Meaning:Upper settlement
With roots in Old English, Upton is traditionally given as a boy’s name and means “upper settlement”, derived from the phrase “upper town.” More commonly used as a surname, in 1881, Upton was the highest used surname in Sussex in England. Perhaps the best-known bearer of this name was Upton Sinclair, the American writer, politician, and muckraker. Elevate your little one with this timeless namesake.

Famous People Named Upton

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  • Upton Sinclair

Upton Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Upton is currently #25341 in U.S. births
Boy:Upton is currently #7591 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 3289
from 2020
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