Alton
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
AWL-tən
Meaning
Someone from the old town
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The name Alton comes from Old English and it means “someone who comes from the old town”. In Old English, 'ald' means 'old' and the word 'tun' means 'town'. Yet, when used as a surname, the meaning of this name is “town that is situated where the river begins.”

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