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Boy Name: Kingston

Name: Kingston
Pronunciation: \k(i)-ngs-ton, kin(g)-ston\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: king's settlement
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Kingsley, Kingsly, Kingslie, Kingslea
Similar Names: Kynaston, Langston
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 5058


Kingston \k(i)-ngs-ton, kin(g)-ston\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kingston is "king's settlement". Place name.

Baby names that sound like Kingston are Kingsley, Kingsly, Kingslie and Kingslea. Other similar baby names are Kynaston and Langston.


Kingston is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5058 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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