Hamilton

Hamilton - A very unique male name



  Jul 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hamilton, meaning treeless hill, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #739. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hamilton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hamilton? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hamilton. The baby boy name Hamilton was given to 17 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2474 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 96,533 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hamilton peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1912 on position 739.



Famous with this name

Linda Hamilton
Christine Hamilton
Josh Hamilton


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Hamilton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hamilton is currently topping the baby name charts in Oklahoma at position #739 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,640.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hamilton is where you live.


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Hamilton origin and meaning

Hamilton is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means treeless hill. To see famous people named Hamilton, pop culture references for the name Hamilton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hamilton

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hamilton, sorted by popularity.

Hamlet /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122474
20111980
20102515
20091816
20082167
20072020
20061949
20053186
20041661
20032773
20022097
20011427
20002368
19991910
19981747
19971665
19961596
19951721
19941457
19931485
19921411
19911265
19901799
19891770
19881352
19871122
19861434
19851413
19841600
19831176
19821691
19811182
19801056
19791779
19781576
19751486
19731671
19711692
19701460
19691126
19681220
19671612
19651259
19631649
19621222
19611685
19561655
19541485
19531644
19521650
19471120
19461439
19451485
19401391
19371168
19351597
19341598
19331195
1931954
19301089
19291717
19281336
19271105
19261028
1925928
1924797
1923903
19221030
19211061
19201175
1919791
1918967
19171130
1916792
1915855
1914815
1913831
1912739

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oklahoma739
Texas1900
California2640

Even more about Hamilton


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hamilton a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hamilton?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1912
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Hamilton
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 96,533
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +17

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