Alderton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of a number of places called Alderton. Those in Suffolk and Shropshire (Alretuna in Domesday Book) are named in Old English as ‘the settlement (Old English tun) by the alders (Old English alor)’. Those in Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and Wiltshire are named as ‘settlement associated with Ealdhere’. The one in Essex contains a different personal name, probably the woman’s name Æ{dh}elwaru. In England, the surname is most common in East Anglia, making the places in Suffolk and Essex the most likely sources.

List of People with Surname Alderton

According to our database, there are a total of 480 people with the surname Alderton. Among these people surnamed Alderton, there are about 88 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who have the same name. James Alderton, Robert Alderton and William Alderton are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Alderton, with 24, 19 and 18 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that Michigan has the largest number of people surnamed Alderton, with a total of 78 people, and there are a total of 43 distinct names among these people. Maryland is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Alderton, with a total of 62 people and an average of 36 distinct names.