Alton Name Meaning & Origin

Alton

Pronunciation: AHL-tən (key)

Origin of the name Alton:

Derived from the Old English Aldtun, which is composed of the elements ald (old) and tūn (town, settlement, village): hence, "old town."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Contains the same letters as Talon

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TV chef Alton Brown (b. 1962)

Alton Lister, NBA Basketball player

Alton Merrell, pianist and composer

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