"home settlement"

Hampton Origin and Meaning

The name Hampton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "home settlement".

Names of classy places -- Aspen, Paris, and yes, Hampton -- are in favor with aspiring parents, though they don't always have the intended effect.

# 960 in the US

Hampton Rank in US Top 1000

Hampton Popularity

Famous People Named Hampton

  • Hampton Del RuthAmerican film actor, director, screenwriter, and film producer

Hampton in Pop Culture

  • Hamton J. Pigcharacter on animated series "Tiny Toon Adventures"
  • Wade Hampton WilkesScarlett O'Hara's son in Gone with the Wind
  • The Hamptonson eastern Long Island's South Fork, a string of seaside communities known as a summer destination for affluent New York City residents
  • Hampton by Hiltonformerly known as Hampton Inn, a chain of moderately priced, upper midscale hotels