English and Scottish
"treeless hill"

Hamilton Origin and Meaning

The name Hamilton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "treeless hill".

Unless it runs in your family, or Alexander Hamilton is your particular hero, you might consider something less imposing -- and without the teasable nickname Ham.

# 913 in the US

Hamilton Rank in US Top 1000

# 1990 on Nameberry

Hamilton Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Hamilton Popularity

Famous People Named Hamilton

  • Hamilton MasakadzaZimbabwean cricketer
  • Hamilton Fish26th US Secretary of State
  • Hamilton CampEnglish,American singer, songwriter, actor and voice actor
  • Hamilton Othanel SmithAmerican microbiologist; winner of the Nobel Prize
  • Hamilton Luton LuskeAmerican Disney animator and film director
  • Hamilton Green4th Prime Minister of Guyana
  • (Hamilton) Lavity StouttChief Minister of the British Virgin Islands
  • Hamilton Frederick BohannonAmerican disco bandleader
  • (Hamilton) Nash GrierAmerican YouTuber
  • (Herbert) Hamilton HartyIrish composer
  • (William) Hamilton McWhorter Jordan8th White House Chief of Staff
  • Hámilton RicardColombian footballer
  • Hamilton SabotFrench gymnast
  • James Hamilton McDonoughson of actor Neal McDonough
  • Alexander HamiltonU.S. Revolutionary hero and first United States Secretary of the Treasury

Hamilton in Pop Culture

  • "Hamilton: An American Musical" a hit Broadway musical, about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, written by Lin Manuel Miranda
  • Hamiltonpig character from the kids show "Maggie and the Ferocious Beast"
  • Hamilton Holtcharacter in the "39 Clues" series
  • Hamilton Hillcharacter in DC Universe
  • Charles Hamiltoncharacter in "Gone with the Wind"
  • "Win a Date with Tad Hamilton" film
  • Hamiltoncity in New Zealand
  • Hamilton TownshipNew Jersey