Houston meaning

hyo͝ostən
A city of southeast Texas near Galveston Bay. Founded in 1836 and named for Sam Houston, the city developed as a cotton market in the 1800s. It is now a major port and commercial center known for its aerospace and petroleum industries.
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(person) 1793-1863; U.S. general & statesman.
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(place) City in SE Tex.: port on a ship canal connected with the Gulf of Mexico.
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A habitational surname​.
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A city in Texas, USA, named after Sam Houston.
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Any of a number of other places in the English-speaking world.
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A male given name of mainly American usage, transferred from the surname.
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Origin of houston

  • Originally from a place near Glasgow, from the Middle English equivalent of ""Hugh's town".

    From Wiktionary