orton boy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. Latin: Garden
  2. Old English: Gray settlement

First name variations: Gordan, Gordie, Gordy, Gordo, Gore, Gorham, Gorrell, Gord, Gordain, Gorden, Gordin, Gordonn, Gordun, Gordyn, Gordon, Horten, Hortan, Hort, Hortun, Hortyn, Morten, Mortyn, Morty, Mort, Northcliff, Northrup, Norvin, Norwin, Norwyn, Norward, Norwell, Norwood, Nowles, North, Nort, Nortan, Norten

Last name origin & meaning:

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places called Orton. All those in England share a second element from Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, but the first element in each case is more difficult to determine. Examples in Cambridgeshire and Warwickshire are on the banks of rivers, so that there it is probably Old English ōfer ‘riverbank’; in other cases it is impossible to decide between ofer ‘ridge’ and ufera ‘upper’. Orton in Cumbria is probably formed with the Old Norse byname Orri ‘black-cock’ (the male black grouse). Orton near Fochabers, Scotland, is of uncertain etymology.

Comments for Lorton
 
     

highlights

3 Fun Thanksgiving Games for Kids
Looking for some great Thanksgiving games to play with your kids? Print our free Pin the Feathers on the Turkey game, Pin the Hat on the Pilgrim game, and Thanksgiving Parade Bingo game for loads of laughs this Turkey Day!

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Top Family Movies in Theaters for the Holidays
Taking the kids to the movies is a special family treat for the holidays! Don't miss 2014's best family films in theaters from Thanksgiving through Christmas.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

Find out what is happening in each day of your pregnancy!

My due date:

Pregnancy Day By Day