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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : All-knowing

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Caton

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from either of two places called Caton, in Derbyshire and Lancashire. The former is probably named with the Old English personal name or byname Cada (see Cade) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter is from the Old Norse byname Káti (see Cates) + tūn.
  • English and French : from a pet form of Catlin.

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