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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. HYOO-stin(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "Hugh's town", from the given name HUGH and Old English tun meaning "enclosure, town". This is the name of a town in Scotland. The American city of Houston is named after the Texas president Sam Houston (1793-1863), whose surname is derived from the Scottish town.

Related Names

Given Name DescendantHouston(English)
Surname DescendantHouston(Scottish)
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