"marsh town"

Fenton Origin and Meaning

The name Fenton is boy's name of English origin meaning "marsh town".
Fenton is the kind of surname name that's starting to sound almost like a normal first name these days. While it made a brief appearance on the Top 1000 in the late 1800s, today it's distinctive but in step with the times. And Fen as a nickname is undeniably cute -- a Ben of the future.

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Famous People Named Fenton

  • Fenton BaileyAmerican producer and director
  • (John) Fenton JohnsonAmerican novelist
  • Fenton John Anthony HortIrish theologian
  • Fenton Lee RobinsonAmerican blues musician
  • Fenton Brian KeoghAustralian celebrity chef
  • Hyron Fenton aka Hyro da HeroAmerican rapper
  • Fenton MerkellEnglish model; son of actress Patsy Palmer

Fenton in Pop Culture

  • Fenton Hardyfather of The Hardy Boys in the book series
  • Fenton Crackshell aka Gizmoduckcharacter on animated series "DuckTales"
  • Fenton O'Connellalias of Kevin Ryan on TV's "Castle"
  • Fentonfamily name on animated series "Danny Phantom"
  • Fentondog in the viral YouTube video, 'Jesus Christ in Richmond Park'.