Usage: Linton, of Norse origin, is not a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Linton are in general originating from United Kingdom, United States of America.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 3.
The name Linton is ranked on the 14,578th position of the most used names. It means that this name is rarely used.
We estimate that there are at least 15800 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.001% of the population.
The name Linton has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Linton for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
English: from a local surname, now also quite commonly used as a given name, especially among British Blacks. The surname derives from any of numerous places in England so called; most get the name from Old English lin flax, cotton or lind lime tree + tūn enclosure, settlement.
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