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Gender: Male Meaning of Linton: "flax settlement" Origin of Linton: English

The name Linton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "flax settlement". Linton and is often added to user-created lists like BADASS UNIQUE NAMES and discussed in our forums with posts like "TV Show Title Family Name Game".

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In Wuthering Heights, Cathy's milquetoast husband; Heath is so much more appealing.

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Famous People Named Linton

Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jamaican-British dub poet
Linton Vassell, British mixed martial artist
Linton Wells II, U.S. Naval officer and Deputy Secretary of Defense
Linton Johnson III, American basketball player
Linton Garner, American jazz pianist
Linton Baldwin, American author

Pop Culture References for the name Linton

The Linton Worm, a folkloric being

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