Benton \b(e)-nton, ben-ton\ as a boy's name is pronounced BEN-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Benton is "town in the bent grass". Place name. Artist Thomas Hart Benton; film director Robert Benton.
A baby name that sounds like Benton is Boynton. Other similar baby names are Belton, Benson, Berton, Brenton, Fenton, Kenton and Renton.