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Boy Name: Merton

Name: Merton
Pronunciation: \m(e)-rton, mer-ton\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: town by the lake
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Marton, Morton
Variant forms: Merwyn, Murton
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 31515

Description

Merton \m(e)-rton, mer-ton\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Merton is "town by the lake". Place name. Theologian Thomas Merton.

Merton has 2 variant forms: Merwyn and Murton.

Baby names that sound like Merton are Marton and Morton.

Popularity

Merton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#31515 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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