Name: Kingston

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kingston

  • Meaning:
    King's town
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (KING stun)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Kingston)
  • Rating:
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Miscellaneous Info for Kingston

  • Categories:
  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This was virtually unknown of as a name prior to No Doubt's Gwen Stefani and Bush singer Gavin Rossdale naming their son this in 2006. They chose the name from their fondness for Kingston, Jamaica.

Similar Names to Kingston for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Kingston (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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Kingston - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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