Atherton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Manchester named Atherton, from the Old English personal name Æ{dh}elhere + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

List of People with Surname Atherton

According to our database, there are a total of 5,613 people with the surname Atherton. Among these people surnamed Atherton, there are about 505 distinct names, with an average of 11 people who have the same name. Robert Atherton, John Atherton and David Atherton are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Atherton, with 130, 121 and 110 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Atherton, with a total of 692 people, and there are a total of 283 distinct names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Atherton, with a total of 456 people and an average of 240 distinct names.