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Gender of Fenton.

Fenton is a name usually given to males.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, all of the children named Fenton were boys.

Although Fenton is male, why is it sometimes used for girls? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Fenton.

The following meaning is associated with the name Fenton:

  • Residence name

Origins of Fenton.

One origin of Fenton is English.

Names related to Fenton.

Names with the same meaning as Fenton are: Gresham, Griswold, Halsey, Harcourt, Hartley, Hilton, Holbrook, Kilby, Kingsley, Langley, Leighton, Marland, Milburn, Prescott, Putnam, Quinby, Radcliffe, Radford, Renwick, Ridley, Rutherford, Sanborn, Selby, Standish, Stanford, Stanway, Thorpe, Torrey, Vandyke, Varney, Walton, Woodley and Worthington.

Lucky numbers for Fenton.

Number 7 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Fenton is 7.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Fenton are: 16 25 34 43 52 61 70 79 88 97.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated seven as the lucky number for Fenton here: Calculating lucky numbers for Fenton.


Popularity of Fenton.

Graph of popularity of Fenton

Fenton was most popular in the year 1895, where it was at position seven hundred and fifty-nine for the whole of the USA.

The most popular decade for the name Fenton was from 1900 to 1909.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 1907, where it was at position eight hundred and ninety-five.


Writers

There are nineteen Writers called Fenton.

Here are the first ten. See Writers who have the name Fenton for the full list.

  • Tom Fenton

    Thomas Trail Fenton (born 1930 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a former television correspondent who retired in 2004 after a 34-year career with CBS News.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Tom Fenton)

  • George Fenton

    George Fenton (born 19 October, 1950) is a British composer best known for his work writing film scores and music for television, although he also writes music for the theatre. His real name is George Howe but he is better known by his pseudonym of George Fenton.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on George Fenton)

  • Roger Fenton

    Roger Fenton is a Writer... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Roger Fenton)

  • Elijah Fenton

    Elijah Fenton (1683–1730) was a poet, biographer and translator.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Elijah Fenton)

  • James Fenton

    James Fenton (born 25 April 1949, Lincoln) is an English poet, journalist and literary critic. He is a former Oxford Professor of Poetry.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on James Fenton)

  • Geoffrey Fenton

    Sir Geoffrey Fenton (c. 1539 - 19 October 1608) was an English writer, Privy Councillor, and Principal Secretary of State in Ireland.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Geoffrey Fenton)

  • Jayne Fenton Keane

    Jayne Fenton Keane is a contemporary Australian poet.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Jayne Fenton Keane)

  • William N. Fenton

    William N. Fenton (December 15, 1908 - 17 June 2005) was an American scholar and writer known for his extensive studies of Iroquois history and culture.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on William N. Fenton)

  • Samuel Fenton Cary

    Samuel Fenton Cary is a Writer... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Samuel Fenton Cary)

  • Anthony Fenton

    Anthony Fenton is a Writer... (extract from the wikipedia article on Anthony Fenton)

Actors

There are seven Actors called Fenton.

  • Michael Fenton Stevens

    Michael Fenton Stevens (born 12 February 1947) is a UK actor and comedian, a foundation member of The Hee Bee Gee Bees and the voice behind the Spitting Image number 1 hit in 1986, "The Chicken Song". He also starred in KYTV, and its Radio 4 predecessor, Radio Active.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Michael Fenton Stevens)

  • Lavinia Fenton

    Lavinia Powlett, Duchess of Bolton (1708 – 24 January 1760), known by her stagename as Lavinia Fenton, was an English actress.... ( from the wikipedia article on Lavinia Fenton)

  • Frank Fenton (actor)

    Frank Fenton (Moran) (April 9, 1906 - July 24, 1957) was an American stage, film and television actor.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Frank Fenton (actor))

  • Simon Fenton

    Simon Fenton (born 6 October 1976) is a British actor who has appeared in several different television roles.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Simon Fenton)

  • Lance Fenton

    Lance Fenton (born 1966) is an American film actor.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Lance Fenton)

  • Mark Fenton

    Mark Fenton is an Actor... ( from the wikipedia article on Mark Fenton)

  • Leslie Fenton

    Leslie Fenton (12 March 1902 – 25 March 1978) was a Liverpool, England-born actor and film director. He appeared in 62 films between 1923 and 1945.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Leslie Fenton)

Journalists

There are six Journalists called Fenton.

  • Tom Fenton

    Thomas Trail Fenton (born 1930 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a former television correspondent who retired in 2004 after a 34-year career with CBS News.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Tom Fenton)

  • Roger Fenton

    Roger Fenton is a Journalist... (extract from the wikipedia article on Roger Fenton)

  • James Fenton

    James Fenton (born 25 April 1949, Lincoln) is an English poet, journalist and literary critic. He is a former Oxford Professor of Poetry.... ( from the wikipedia article on James Fenton)

  • Anthony Fenton

    Anthony Fenton is a Journalist... ( from the wikipedia article on Anthony Fenton)

  • Kate Fenton

    Kate Fenton (born 14 October 1954, Failsworth) is an English novelist and former BBC radio producer.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Kate Fenton)

  • Faith Fenton

    Faith Fenton is a Journalist... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Faith Fenton)

Poets

There are five Poets called Fenton.

  • Elijah Fenton

    Elijah Fenton (1683–1730) was a poet, biographer and translator.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Elijah Fenton)

  • James Fenton

    James Fenton (born 25 April 1949, Lincoln) is an English poet, journalist and literary critic. He is a former Oxford Professor of Poetry.... ( from the wikipedia article on James Fenton)

  • Jayne Fenton Keane

    Jayne Fenton Keane is a contemporary Australian poet.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Jayne Fenton Keane)

  • James Fenton (Ulster-Scots poet)

    James Fenton is a linguist and a poet writing in the Ulster-Scots language.... (extract from the wikipedia article on James Fenton (Ulster-Scots poet))

  • Fenton Johnson (poet)

    Fenton Johnson (born May 7, 1888 Chicago - died September 17, 1958 Chicago) was an African American poet.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Fenton Johnson (poet))

Soccer Players

There are four Soccer Players called Fenton.

  • Ted Fenton

    Ted Fenton is a Soccer Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ted Fenton)

  • Graham Fenton

    Graham Fenton is a Soccer Player... ( from the wikipedia article on Graham Fenton)

  • Micky Fenton

    Micky Fenton is a Soccer Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Micky Fenton)

  • Ron Fenton

    Ron Fenton is a Soccer Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ron Fenton)

Presidents

There are two Presidents called Fenton.

  • Samuel Fenton Cary

    Samuel Fenton Cary is a President... ( from the wikipedia article on Samuel Fenton Cary)

  • Fenton Whitlock Booth

    Fenton Whitlock Booth (May 12, 1869-July 26, 1947) was an Illinois State Representative, and later a long-serving judge on the United States Court of Claims.http://politicalgraveyard.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Fenton Whitlock Booth)

Chemists

There is one Chemist called Fenton.

  • Henry John Horstman Fenton

    Henry John Horstman Fenton (18 February 1854 - 13 January 1929) was a British chemist who, in the 1890s invented Fenton's reagent,Fenton's Reagent Definition Page at toxics.usgs.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Henry John Horstman Fenton)

Conductors

There is one Conductor called Fenton.

  • Carl Fenton

    Carl Fenton (1889-1980) born as Walter G. Haenschen, was an American bandleader, composer, and radio musician.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Carl Fenton)

Criminals

There is one Criminal called Fenton.

  • Joseph Fenton

    Joseph "Joe" Fenton (c. 1953 – 26 February 1989) was an estate agent from Belfast, Northern Ireland, killed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) for acting as an informer for the Royal Ulster Constabulary's (RUC) Special Branch.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Joseph Fenton)

Film Directors

There is one Film Director called Fenton.

  • Leslie Fenton

    Leslie Fenton (12 March 1902 – 25 March 1978) was a Liverpool, England-born actor and film director. He appeared in 62 films between 1923 and 1945.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Leslie Fenton)

Hockey Players

There is one Hockey Player called Fenton.

  • Paul Fenton (ice hockey)

    Paul Fenton (ice hockey) is a Hockey Player... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Paul Fenton (ice hockey))

Judges

There is one Judge called Fenton.

  • Fenton Whitlock Booth

    Fenton Whitlock Booth (May 12, 1869-July 26, 1947) was an Illinois State Representative, and later a long-serving judge on the United States Court of Claims.http://politicalgraveyard.... ( from the wikipedia article on Fenton Whitlock Booth)

Olympic Medalists

There is one Olympic Medalist called Fenton.

  • Dennis Fenton

    Dennis Fenton (November 20, 1888 – March 29, 1954) was an American sports shooter and Olympic Champion.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Dennis Fenton)

Philosophers

There is one Philosopher called Fenton.

  • Samuel Fenton

    Samuel Cary was a 19th century America author.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Samuel Fenton)

Photographers

There is one Photographer called Fenton.

  • Roger Fenton

    Roger Fenton is a Photographer... (extract from the wikipedia article on Roger Fenton)

Physicians

There is one Physician called Fenton.

  • Ivor D. Fenton

    Doctor Ivor David Fenton(August 3, 1889–October 23, 1986) was a Republican member of the U.S.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Ivor D. Fenton)

Spies

There is one Spy called Fenton.

  • Joseph Fenton

    Joseph "Joe" Fenton (c. 1953 – 26 February 1989) was an estate agent from Belfast, Northern Ireland, killed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) for acting as an informer for the Royal Ulster Constabulary's (RUC) Special Branch.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Joseph Fenton)

Fenton

Gender: usually male

Meaning: Residence name

Origin: English

Lucky Number: Seven

Popularity: Position 759 in 1895

Famous people

Nineteen Writers

Seven Actors

Six Journalists

Five Poets

Four Soccer Players

Two Presidents

One Chemist

One Conductor

One Criminal

One Film Director

One Hockey Player

One Judge

One Olympic Medalist

One Philosopher

One Photographer

One Physician

One Spy