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Merton - Meaning of Merton

What does Merton mean?

[ 2 syll. mer-ton, me-rt-on ] The baby boy name Merton is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as MEHRTahN †. Merton is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old English. The name's meaning is lakeside settlement.

Merton has 11 variants. Variants include Mertan, Merten, Mertin, Mertun, Mertyn, Murtan, Murten, Murtin, Murton, Murtun, and Murtyn.

See also the related category settlement (village).

Merton is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked in 1908 with 0.016% of baby boys being given the name Merton. It ranked at #497 then. The baby name has since markedly fallen in popularity, and is currently of very modest use. Among all boy names in its group, Merton was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. Merton has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Merton include Maarten, Maartin, Mairtin, Marden, Mardin, Mardyn, Martain, Martainn, Marten, Martenn, Martijn, Martin, Martine, Martyn, Màrtainn, Mertyn, Morten, Mortin, Morton, and Mortyn.

† Pronunciation for Merton: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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