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Delton

What does Delton mean?

Delton Pronunciation of Delton [del-ton] as a boys' name is pronounced DEL-tun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Delton is "from the valley town; the settlement in the valley".

Associated with: old english, valley.

Variations

Delton has 1 variant: Dalton.

Creative forms:
(male) Deldun, Devton, ..

(female) Deldan, Delden, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delton Rylan (D.R.), ..

How popular is Delton?

Delton is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#97384 out of 150436, Top 65%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Delton entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #778 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delton name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Delton outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Delton ranked in the Top 2000 is Dalton (#327 a year ago). Adoption of these forms of Delton was more pronounced in 1999 (average #1042) and is now significantly lower (#1163, down 77%), with the version Dalton becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delton, Dalton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Delton is alike in pronunciation to Dallton, Dalten and Daulton. Other suggested similar names are Belton, Benton, Berton, Bolton, Colton, Daleton, Dallon, Dalon, Darton, Daxton, Deavon, Deekon, Dejon, Deleon, Delios, Delmon, Delmont, Delmor (see Delmar), Delon, Delos, Delroi (see Delroy), Delron, Delroy, Delvin, Delvon, Delwin, Deron, Derron, Deshon, Deston, Deveon, Devion, Devlon, Devon, Devron, Deyon, Dunton, Dyllon, Dylon, Ellton, Elton, Felten, Fulton, Galton, Halton, Hilton, Hylton, Jeston, Keaton, Keeton, Keldon, Kellton, Kelten, Keltin, Keltonn (see Kelton), Kenton, Kolton, Leyton, Meldon, Mellon, Mylton (see Milton), Peyton, Renton, Sefton, Seton, Sexton, Shelton, Teyton, Tilton, Walton, Weldon and Wilton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Delton.

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