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Top Names That Mean Settlement

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BraxtonHeart

  • Origin:

    English
  • Meaning:

    "Brock's settlement"
  • Description:

    Braxton entered the popularity ranks in 1985 and has been climbing steadily ever since. It has gained from the all-powerful X-factor, and perhaps also from the reality TV show, Braxton Family Values, featuring singer Toni and her sisters Traci, Towanda, Trina and Tamar. Though it might sound new, there was a prominent Confederate Civil War general named Braxton Bragg.

DaltonHeart

  • Origin:

    English
  • Meaning:

    "the settlement in the valley"
  • Description:

    Dalton is a name with multi-faceted appeal. Many are attracted to the name's resemblance to other two-syllable n-ending favorites: Colton, Holden, and cousins. Others see it as a trendy Western name, recalling the legendary Dalton Brothers gang. It also has something of an upscale, preppy feel connected to the exclusive New York private school.

LaytonHeart

  • Origin:

    Old English
  • Meaning:

    "settlement with a leek garden"
  • Description:

    This first name was once a surname derived from Old English. Used quietly a century ago, the current fashion for two-syllable boy names ending in n makes this one a new hit.
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