What does Elton mean?
Elton [el-ton] as a boys' name is pronounced EL-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Elton is "Ella's town". Place name from England and transferred use of the surname, from Ella tūn. Singer Elton John adopted the name in honor of saxophonist Elton Dean.
(male) Eilton, Eliton, ..
(female) Eltonna, Eltonne, ..
How popular is Elton?
Elton is a very prominent first name for males (#544 out of 1220, Top 45%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#12783 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Elton for boys. Elton reached its highest rank of #301 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Elton listed in the Top 2000 are Alton (#1232 from recent data), Elden and Eldon. These forms of Elton were popular with parents 95 years ago (median #314) and are now significantly less common (#1808, down 95%).
Elton▼ is pronounced similarly to Allton, Alten, Walton▼, Welton and Wilton▼. Other recommended names are Aldon, Allon, Alon, Alston, Anton▼, Aston, Bolton, Cleon, Colton▲, Dalton▼, Delton, Eamon, Earlton, Easton▲, Eaton, Eatton, Ector, Edon, Edson, Efron, Eilon, Einon, Eion, Elan, Eldin, Eldor, Elgin, Elian, Eliot, Elison, Eljin, Elkan, Ellston, Elman, Elmo▼, Eloi, Elon, Elov, Eloy, Elrod, Elroi, Elsdon, Elson, Elston, Eltman, Elven, Elvin▼, Elvyn, Elwyn, Elyot, Eon, Eron, Erron, Eston, Eton, Evron, Eynon, Eyton, Felton, Fulton, Hilton▼, Hylton, Ilon, Kelton, Kleon, Milton▼, Mylton (see Milton), Seton, Tilton and Upton. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elton.See names in meaning and etymology.