Houston: baby boy name meaning and popularity


An Old English name meaning "Hugh's town." Hugh means "intelligent," so Houston basically means ... a town of smart people? We're sure the citizens of Houston, Texas would agree. And your little Houston will no doubt be sharp as a tack, too, whatever town he's from.


You can't really nickname Houston.

Famous people named Houston:

Football player Houston Antwine; saxophonist Houston Person; philosopher Houston Chamberlain; mixed martial artist Houston Alexander.

Fun fact:

Houston is the biggest city in Texas, and the 4th most-populous city in the United States.

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