[ 2 syll. den-ton, de-nt-on ] The baby boy name Denton is pronounced DEHNTahN †. Denton's language of origin is Old English and it is used mainly in the English language. The name means 'valley settlement'. It is derived from denu meaning 'valley' ; tun 'town, settlement, homestead'.
Denton is uncommon as a baby boy name. At the height of its usage in 1908, 0.006% of baby boys were given the name Denton. It had a ranking of #895 then. The baby name has seen a drop in popularity since then, and is currently of only very modest use. Within all boy names in its family, Denton was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Denton: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"