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You have said this name, which dates from the 11th century in Nottingham, is derived from 'Marsh-town'. However, many believe that the name was brought over from France during the Norman conquest in which case the name comes before the place, not vice versa.
fentonmeyra  2/13/2006
I have a hunch this name is going to be big in the coming years, looking at the current American trend of giving surnames to children eg. Mackenzie and Peyton.
― Anonymous User  2/14/2007
Last name of Danny on the Nickelodeon show "Danny Phantom".
Evil  7/12/2007
This name is great, although I think it's better as a surname. Once I saw that there was a type of pot called a Fenton. It was weird.
dreamgirl54  11/10/2007
I doubt this name is going to catch on. I mean, Fent just isn't a very catchy nickname, and it lacks a certain flow, you know. It sounds weird as a first name. Rather pretentious.
slight night shiver  5/24/2008
In Fraility, the older son was named Fenton.
Evil  8/5/2008
My favorite character on the classis Disney show "Duck Tales" is, of course, Fenton Crackshell.
Furienna  11/3/2008
I know someone with this name and I think it's really nice. I like the sound of it a lot and it sounds very educated.
plutogirlgenius  8/24/2009
The name Fenton was given to 34 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/20/2013
This is an ugly name. It sounds weird and looks weird. I hate this name.
― Anonymous User  7/22/2014
Actually, I've changed my mind about the name Fenton. I don't think it's ugly or weird and I don't hate this name anymore. It's quite a nice cool & clever sounding, masculine name! :) xo.
― Anonymous User  7/25/2015
Fenton Hardy, famous detective and father of Frank and Joe Hardy in the Hardy boys.
Hero76  9/18/2015
The name Fenton was given to 38 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  7/5/2016
Fenton was my father's first name. He was born around 1920. When he went into radio broadcasting after WW2 his radio name became "Gregg." It became my middle name in 1946. I didn't give it to either of my boys, so I don't know if it will show up in the family again.
SoonerGary  9/6/2016

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