✍  Updated on: March 3rd, 2023

Houston name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Houston ho(us)-ton
Meaning: Town of Houses, Place-name and Surname and Settlement of Houses
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What does Houston mean?

Eminent and Perpetual Houston's origin is Old English is used as a unisex name, meaning of Houston is "Town of Houses, Place-name and Surname or Settlement of Houses" is particulary used in English.

What's Houston like for a baby name?

Houston is a strong and sophisticated name for a baby boy. It has Scottish origins, meaning 'from Hugh's town; settlement on the hill'. Houston has become increasingly popular over the years, likely due to its associations with the city of Houston, Texas. The name has positive connotations of ambition, hard work and success. It is also unique in that it can be shortened to 'Hugh' or even 'Hou' - making it both practical and stylish. With its distinguished history, parents of baby boys could do far worse than choosing Houston as their child's name.

How do I pronounce Houston?

The two syllabled name Houston is commonly pronounced as ho(us)-ton.

Variants of Houston

Hewson, Hewitt, Hewet

Names that rhyme with Houston

How popular is the name Houston?

Houston is common in United States where over 15704 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. At present peaking at the charts, 311 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 318th position. In addition to that, the given name has been in Houston is an uncommon baby name in France where it is still in use. Houston is a rare baby name in England and Wales still in use today. Also, Houston is a familiar name in South Africa. As per our estimate, over 10000 people has been named Houston globally.

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What numerology tells about Houston?

You like to think outside the box and kick the box inside people's face when they tell you how to think or what to do. You act protectively around the people you love and people who need help. You can be whatever you want. You just have to want it bad enough. Working hard often drains your energy but you always find time to recharge your batteries without anyone noticing you are gone. Due to your naivety, you are taken advantage of very often.

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Middle names for Houston

There are many famous and familiar middle names that are commonly paired with Houston.

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Famous people named Houston

  • Houston Harte, founded, with Bernard Hanks
  • Houston Person, American jazz tenor saxophonist and record producer
  • Houston Nutt, Houston Dale Nutt Jr
  • Houston Stewart Chamberlain, British-born German philosopher
  • Houston Antwine, college and professional American football player
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  • Houston, American singer
  • Houston I. Flournoy, American politician
  • Houston Dynamo, American professional soccer club based in Houston
  • Houston Calls, American rock band, based in Rockaway, New Jersey
  • Houston McTear, 6
  • Houston A. Baker Jr., Houston Alfred Baker Jr
  • Houston Fancher, American basketball coach
  • Houston Alexander, American professional mixed martial artist
  • Writer Houston Branch, famous for movie North of Nome
  • In 1970 action and drama movie, The Losers, Houston Savage portrayed Dirty Denny.

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