The name Easton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "east-facing place". Easton is ranked #66 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".
From the experts:
Easton is a stylish Ivy League-ish place and surname name, more modern than Weston, on its way up for both sexes as part of the new direction baby names are taking, as in North and West. Easton was used for her son by Jenna Elfman--and by Elizabeth Rohm for her daughter.
Easton came onto the popularity list at Number 921 in 1995, and is now solidly in the Top 100.