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Gender: M Meaning of Horton: "gray settlement" Origin of Horton: English

Sweet and southern-feeling, maybe thanks to Horton Foote, author of Tender Mercies and The Trip to Bountiful, not to mention the Dr. Seuss connection.

Famous People Named Horton

Horton Foote, American playwright
Horton Smith, American golfer
Horton Holcombe Hobbs, Jr., American taxonomist and carcinologist
Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton, Canadian former NHL ice hockey player

Pop Culture References for the Name Horton

"Horton Hears A Who," children's book by Dr. Seuss about Horton the elephant

Horten, Orton

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