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Gender: M Meaning of Kingston: "king's town" Origin of Kingston: English Kingston's Popularity in 2014: #161

Chosen for their first son by musical couple Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale, this Jamaican place and elegant British surname also boasts the more regal yet user-friendly short form, King.

Kingston offers clear evidence of the starbaby effect: it arrived on the popularity list at Number 937 in 2006, the year little Kingston Rossdale was born, and since has leaped more than 700 spots to Number 161.

Famous People Named Kingston

Kingston James McGregor Rossdale (b. 2006), son of Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale

Pop Culture References for the name Kingston