Gender: Male Meaning of Fenton: "marsh town" Origin of Fenton: English

Fenton Origin and Meaning

The name Fenton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "marsh town".

Fenton is the kind of surname name that's starting to sound almost like a normal first name these days. While it made a brief appearance on the Top 1000 in the late 1800s, today it's distinctive but in step with the times. And Fen as a nickname is undeniably cute -- a Ben of the future.

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Boba_Buddy_Le Says:


I love the nickname Fen but not Fenton as a whole name. I'd prefer Finton.

RoddyThlayli Says:


Fen means marsh. Not a fan of Fenton.

Toronto87 Says:


I can't help but be reminded of fentanyl, the narcotic that many people are addicted to.

stephaniemay Says:


Dog was definitely Fenton, double checked the original video and the interview with the guys who uploaded it. Fenton is definitely a character in the Merry Wives of Windsor though!

Lia Says:


the name Fenton comes from the Shakespeare play The merry wives of Windsor. It is not the name of a dog in a Youtube video: that dog was called Benton.

fenton Says:


what's up man! how are you doing by the way... I AM IN YOU!