What does Alton mean?
Alton \a-lton, al-ton\ as a boys' name is pronounced ALL-tun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Alton is "old town". Mainly American: transferred use of the English surname, which is from a number of places so called in England. Activist Alton Maddox.
Alton is a very popular first name for men (#361 out of 1220, Top 30%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#5105 out of 88799, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Alton for boys. Alton reached its highest rank of #175 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Alton and related names. Elton is the only other popular variation form of Alton. This boy name reached the apex of its popularity during the years 1920-1929 and has become significantly less widespread since, with the forms Elton and Alton becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Alton▼ is pronounced similarly to Ellton, Walton▼, Welton and Wilton▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Acton, Afton, Aldan, Alden▲, Aldin, Allon, Alon, Altman, Alto, Anton▼ and Aston. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alton.