Morton

Male

Meaning

From The Moor Town

Origin

Scottish

Pronunciation

/ˈmɔːtən/

Traits associated with the name Morton:

Dogs named Morton tend to be loving, industrious, brave, and loyal. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Morton?

Naming your dog Morton suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique names. It also suggests that you are creative and enjoy thinking outside the box.

Is Morton a good dog name?

Morton has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Morton isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

5,061
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2,425
New York City Dog Name Database
2,520
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Morton is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Morton was, in the past month, the 3126th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Morton is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Morton was viewed 35 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Morton's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Morton.

Most popular breeds named Morton:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Bearded Collie
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Corgi

Morton is found in these categories:

scottish dog names
scottish

Derived from Scottish Gaelic, meaning "settlement near a moor".

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 19th century, it's rarely heard in modern dog parks.

Dog names like Morton:

Great stream
From The Sea Town
Son of Hugh/Gaelic.
Who Is Like God?
Better; a military rank
One who works with stone
Morton dog name meaning

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