Meaning and Origin of: Merton

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Bright sea
  • French : Famous
  • English : From the farm by the sea

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from places called Merton in London, Devon, Norfolk, and Oxfordshire, named in Old English with mere‘lake’, ‘pool’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. CompareMarton, Martin 2.