Kingston

Kingston - A very unique male name



  Feb 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kingston, meaning king's town, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1987 on position #2395. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kingston and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kingston? 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 Kingston. The baby boy name Kingston was given to 1,753 baby boys in 2012, ranking #210 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 936 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kingston peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 210.



Famous with this name

Alex Kingston
Kingston Foster
Sean Kingston


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Kingston is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kingston is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #42 - and is the least popular in Massachusetts at position #458.

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 Kingston is where you live.


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Kingston origin and meaning

Kingston is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means king's town. To see famous people named Kingston, pop culture references for the name Kingston and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kingston

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

Konstantinos / Kinston / Knight / Konstantin / Konstantine / Konstanty / Kincaid / Kingsten /

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
2012210
2011229
2010214
2009228
2008241
2007354
20061010
20051656
20042080
20032135
20002385
19993541
19983041
19972977
19952909
19943000
19872395

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi42
Hawaii51
South Carolina75
Alabama86
Louisiana104
Arkansas111
Georgia114
Tennessee130
Delaware142
Montana150
Maryland161
Kentucky166
Oklahoma166
Utah170
South Dakota174
Missouri180
Nevada182
Rhode Island187
Indiana193
North Dakota197
Ohio202
North Carolina203
Virginia204
Washington207
Alaska212
Arizona224
Wisconsin237
Florida240
Texas240
California253
Iowa254
Minnesota255
Michigan257
Kansas263
Idaho267
Oregon295
Illinois295
Nebraska298
West Virginia316
New Mexico324
Connecticut379
Colorado403
Pennsylvania414
New Jersey442
New York448
Massachusetts458

Even more about Kingston


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 Kingston 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 Kingston?

2 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
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kingston
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 936
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1987
2012 births +1,753

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