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Gender: Male Meaning of Horton: "gray settlement" Origin of Horton: English

The name Horton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "gray settlement". Horton and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Children's Books and discussed in our forums with posts like "A Brother For Liam, A Sister For Emma".

From the experts:

Sweet and southern-feeling, maybe thanks to Horton Foote, author of Tender Mercies and The Trip to Bountiful, not to mention the Dr. Seuss connection.

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Pop Culture References for the name Horton

Orton, Horten

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lesliemarion Says:


Sweet, though the Who connection is strong.