Given Name HAMILTON

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: HAM-il-tən   [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which was derived from Old English hamel "crooked, mutilated" and dun "hill". The surname was originally taken from the name of a town in Leicestershire, England (which no longer exists). A famous bearer of the surname was Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804), a founding father of the United States who was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr.

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