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Gender: Male Meaning of Kenton: "the royal settlement" Origin of Kenton: English

The name Kenton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "the royal settlement". Kenton and is often added to lists like Names with Royal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

From the experts:

Although Kenton has the trendy K beginning and on ending, and a jazz reference to Stan Kenton, it still manages to sound stiff and old-fashioned.

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Famous People Named Kenton

(Jeffrey) Kenton Duty, American actor
Kenton Cool, English mountaineer
Kenton Harper, American printer, soldier, and politician
Stanley Newcomb "Stan" Kenton, American pianist, composer and bandleader
Simon Kenton, American pioneer

Pop Culture References for the name Kenton

Kentan, Kenton, Kentin