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Gender: Male Meaning of Upton: "upper town" Origin of Upton: English

The name Upton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "upper town". Upton and is often added to lists like Cool Baby Names That Start With U and discussed in our forums with posts like "ALPHABET Drop 2 Add 1 - Boys".

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Uppity name associated with muckraking novelist Upton Sinclair.

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Famous People Named Upton

Upton Beall Sinclair, American novelist
Upton Sheredine, U.S. Congressman from Maryland
BJ Upton, American pro baseball player

Pop Culture References for the name Upton

Upton Travers, minor character in the game 'Assassin's Creed IV'


apennell07 Says:


I love this name! I feel like it's unique but completely usable. I'd be surprised to have more than one Upton in a classroom.