Easton appears in the current US Top 100 – but thirty years ago, it was all but unknown.
Our Baby Name of the Day comes from this list of substitutes for Logan.
Easton: On the Map
There’s no mystery to this name’s meaning. It started out as a surname for someone living in an eastern town – a settlement east of somewhere else. It’s quite common, and there may be other explanations for the name’s origins. But when we hear the name, the direction immediately comes to mind.
I counted nearly two dozen places in the UK, and nearly as many in the US.
Odds are good that nearly every child called Easton lives within a few hours’ drive of a town with the same name.