English and Scottish
"treeless hill"

Hamilton Origin and Meaning

The name Hamilton is boy's name of English origin meaning "treeless hill".
Unless it runs in your family, or Alexander Hamilton is your particular hero, you might consider something less imposing -- and without the teasable nickname Ham.

Hamilton Popularity

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Famous People Named Hamilton

  • Hamilton MasakadzaZimbabwean cricketer
  • Hamilton Fish26th US Secretary of State
  • Hamilton CampEnglish,American singer, songwriter, actor and voice actor
  • Hamilton Othanel SmithAmerican microbiologist; winner of the Nobel Prize
  • Hamilton Luton LuskeAmerican Disney animator and film director
  • Hamilton Green4th Prime Minister of Guyana
  • (Hamilton) Lavity StouttChief Minister of the British Virgin Islands
  • Hamilton Frederick BohannonAmerican disco bandleader
  • (Hamilton) Nash GrierAmerican YouTuber
  • (Herbert) Hamilton HartyIrish composer
  • (William) Hamilton McWhorter Jordan8th White House Chief of Staff
  • Hámilton RicardColombian footballer
  • Hamilton SabotFrench gymnast
  • James Hamilton McDonoughson of actor Neal McDonough
  • Alexander HamiltonU.S. Revolutionary hero and first United States Secretary of the Treasury

Hamilton in Pop Culture

  • "Hamilton: An American Musical" a hit Broadway musical, about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, written by Lin Manuel Miranda
  • Hamiltonpig character from the kids show "Maggie and the Ferocious Beast"
  • Hamilton Holtcharacter in the "39 Clues" series
  • Hamilton Hillcharacter in DC Universe
  • Charles Hamiltoncharacter in "Gone with the Wind"
  • "Win a Date with Tad Hamilton" film
  • Hamiltoncity in New Zealand
  • Hamilton TownshipNew Jersey