Alton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Alton, in Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, and elsewhere. The origin is various: Alton in Derbyshire and Alton Grange in Leicestershire probably have as their first element Old English (e)ald ‘old’. Those in Hampshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire are at the sources of rivers, and are named in Old English as ‘settlement (tun) at the source (?wiell)’. Others derive from various Old English personal names; for example, the one in Staffordshire is formed with an unattested personal name, Ælfa, and one in Worcestershire, Eanulfintun in 1023, is ‘settlement associated with (-ing) Eanwulf’.

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List of People with Surname Alton

Based on our public records, there are a total of 2,965 people with the surname Alton. Among these people surnamed Alton, there are approximately 375 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who share the same name. Charles Alton, Richard Alton and Michael Alton are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Alton, with 47, 43 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Alton, with a total of 349 people, and there are a total of 190 distinct names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Alton, with a total of 202 people and an average of 139 distinct names.