Stanton is an eminent traditional baby name for boys. Known for its status in British culture, this name remains consistently popular in global media. Stanton is the name of a character in the Supernatural series, and Stanton Parish was also a character in the Alphas series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Stanton:

Old English: Stone settlement

Origin of the name Stanton:

Stanton derives from the Old English elements stan (meaning “stone”) and tūn (meaning “town,” “village,” “settlement,” or “enclosure”).

Symbolism of the name Stanton:

Stanton is an Old English topographical surname that means “stone settlement.” Famous locations with this name include Stanton Harcourt in Oxford and Stanton Drew in Somerset. The symbol of this name is the ceremonial stone circle.

Style of the name Stanton:

Traditional

Gender of the name Stanton:

Stanton is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Stanton:

STAN-tən

Number of syllables in the name Stanton:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Stanton:

The name Stanton evokes feelings of promotion and prestige.

Alternative spellings for the name Stanton:

  • Stanten
  • Staunton

Nicknames for the name Stanton:

  • Stan 
  • Stannie
  • Stanny
  • Ton

Popularity of the name Stanton:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Stanton was the 4,379th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Stanton:

  • Stockton
  • Saxon
  • Stetson
  • Sherman
  • Sheldon
  • Sultan 
  • Solomon
  • Sebastian 
  • Sherwin
  • Stillman

Great middle names for Stanton and their meanings:

  • Alasdair (defender of men)
  • Beck (brook, stream)
  • Chet (camp, fortress)
  • David (beloved)
  • Gary (spear king)
  • Laird (lord of the land)
  • Mitch (big, large, who is like God)
  • Osborne (divine warrior, bear warrior, soldier of God)
  • Payne (rustic countryman)
  • Prescott (priest's cottage)
  • Rex (king, ruler)
  • Taylor (tailor, garment maker, cutter of cloth)

Famous people with the name Stanton:

  • Stanton Thomas Barrett (race car driver)
  • Stanton “Stan” Carlisle (writer)
  • Stanton Loomis Catlin (art historian)
  • Stanton Terry Friedman (nuclear physicist)
  • Stanton Jones (psychologist)
  • Stanton Kidd (basketball player)
  • Stanton Zaharoff LaVey (son of singer Zeena Galatea LaVey)
  • Stanton Clayborn Pemberton (politician)

Stanton in popular culture:

  • Stanton (character in the Supernatural series)
  • Stanton (character in the Westworld series)
  • Stanton Parish (character in the Alphas series)
  • Stanton Warriors (musical duo from Bristol, United Kingdom)