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Gender: Male Meaning of Eaton: "riverside" Origin of Eaton: English

The name Eaton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "riverside". Eaton and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #46 (celebrity edition)".

From the experts:

Eaton's similarity to Eton gives it an upscale Old School feel, though in the U.S. a name that sound like eatin' could have teasin' potential. Eaton could also sound like the much-more-familiar Ethan with a tough-guy accent.

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Famous People Named Eaton

Pop Culture References for the name Eaton

Tobias "Four" Eaton, character in the "Divergent Trilogy"
Eaton Affair, scandal that lead to U.S. President Andrew Jackson disassembling his cabinet

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Daiseymae Says:



Impwood Says:


This sounds exactly like "eaten"!

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


It's a surname that I know of, but Eaton sounds to much like "eating" for my taste. (No pun intended!)

Zelliew Says:


A name for a hungry baby perhaps ?

hmg1204 Says:


Im just Eaton a few burgers