[ 2 syll. lin-ton, li-nt-on ] The baby boy name Linton is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is LIHNTahN †. Linton is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old English. The name's meaning is flax settlement.
Linton is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1908, 0.007% of baby boys were given the name Linton. It ranked at #859 then. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is currently of irregular use. Within all boy names in its group, Linton was nonetheless the most widely used in 2018. Linton has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Linton: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"