[ 3 syll. ha-mil-ton, ham-ilt-on ] The baby boy name Hamilton is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is HHAEM-ihLTahN †. Hamilton is used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins. The name is of the meaning from the proud or home-lover's estate.
Hamilton has 20 variants. Variants include Hamel, Hamell, Hamelston, Hamelstun, Hamelten, Hamelton, Hameltun, Hamil, Hamill, Hamilston, Hamilstun, Hamilten, Hamiltun, Hamiltyn, Hammil, Hammilton, Hamylten, Hamylton, Hamyltun, and Tony.
Hamilton is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1908, 0.017% of baby boys were given the name Hamilton. Its ranking then was #457. The baby name has since steeply declined in popularity, and is today of irregular use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Hamilton, Tony was the most widely used. In the past century Hamilton has predominantly been a baby boy name.
A baby name that sounds like Hamilton is the name Hamiltyn.
† Pronunciation for Hamilton: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"