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Gender: Female Origin of Afton: Place-name

Afton Origin and Meaning

The name Afton is a girl's name .

Name of a town in Scotland that has a feminine strength.

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Pop Culture References for the name Afton

Aftonn, Aftine, Aftin, Aftynn, Aftinn, Aften, Affton, Aftyn, Aftan, Aftonne

Comments

Hannahkelch Says:

2019-08-08T07:19:50

Why is this only a girl's name? It would sound good on a boy too, I was surprised this isn't in the boy names as well

epowell Says:

2019-06-25T14:03:32

Couldn't this easily work on a boy...being a town in Wyoming and all.

aftonolivia Says:

2018-08-08T00:26:05

wish i'd thought of this myself sooner lol! could've been going by finn the last 16 years!

pippythehippy Says:

2018-06-29T22:50:03

Cute name! I think Finn might work as a nickname. Yea or nay?

MadelineM Says:

2017-09-11T21:53:17

Well said! My favorite too.

tavy Says:

2017-03-13T23:00:19

I saw a kid on TV with this name and had to put closed captioning on to see what the name actually was because it sounded like everybody was saying "act-in". I assume it sounds better with clear enunciation.

Fluffykitten101 Says:

2016-08-26T07:31:12

I thought that Afton was a Swedish masculine name meaning 'afternoon' or 'evening'. It sounds awful on a girl IMO.

calder Says:

2016-08-17T06:06:48

This is my absolute favorite girls' name. I think it is gentle and sweet, unique but accessible.

RoddyThlayli Says:

2016-01-17T16:32:59

This sounds really masculine to me.

Shanna Says:

2015-11-18T07:24:21

I named my daughter Aftyn. I love the name and I get many compliments on it.

biglove60 Says:

2015-10-03T15:37:09

It also means evening in Swedish

Afton Olivia Says:

2015-06-11T05:43:44

This is my name i hate it thanks bye

MaryKathryn Says:

2014-04-28T13:01:13

I can see how this name could be appealing, but all I hear is afro.