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Gender: Male Meaning of Hamilton: "treeless hill" Origin of Hamilton: English and Scottish

The name Hamilton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "treeless hill". Hamilton and is often added to lists like Popular English Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven Hell or Purgatory- Boys".

From the experts:

Unless it runs in your family, or Alexander Hamilton is your particular hero, you might consider something less imposing -- and without the teasable nickname Ham.

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Famous People Named Hamilton

Hamilton Camp, English-American singer, songwriter, actor and voice actor
Hamilton O. Smith, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Hamilton Luton Luske, American animator and film director with Walt Disney Productions
(Hamilton) Nash Grier, YouTuber
James Hamilton McDonough, son of actor Neal McDonough
Alexander Hamilton, U.S. Revolutionary hero and first United States Secretary of the Treasury

Pop Culture References for the name Hamilton

Hamilton, pig character from the kids show "Maggie and the Ferocious Beast"
Hamilton Holt, character in the "39 Clues" series
Hamilton Hill, character in DC Universe
Charles Hamilton, character in "Gone with the Wind"
"Win a Date with Tad Hamilton," film
"Hamilton," hit Broadway musical based on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton
Hamilton, city in New Zealand
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

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