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What does Allston mean?

Allston Pronunciation of Allston [all-ston] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and Allston means "elf stone". Allston is a variant form of Alston (Old English). Also possibly "old stone".

Associated with: old english, elf, stone (rock).


Allston has 3 variants: Allstonn, Alsten and Alstin.

1 more related form via Alston: Alsdon.

Creative forms:
(male) Allstan, Allstoni, ..

(female) Allat, Allcion, ..

Middle name pairings:
Allston Darien (A.D.), ..

How popular is Allston?

Allston is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#45829 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Allston (outside Top 2000) is Alston. This form of Allston was popular as a baby name in 1997. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alston in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Allston and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Allston is alike in pronunciation to Ellston and Elston. Other suggested similar names are Agoston, Alaster, Alastor, Alester, Alison, Alisson, Alistar, Alister, Alistir, Allaster, Allastir, Allcot (see Alcott), Allison, Allister, Allistir, Allon, Allson, Allton, Allyson, Allyster, Alton, Alyster, Aston, Colston, Ellson, Ellton and Ralston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Allston.

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