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Meaning and name origin

Elton \e-lton, el-ton\ as a boy's 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.

Elton has 4 variant forms: Alton, Elden, Eldon and Ellton.


Popularity

Elton is a very popular first name for males (#544 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11391 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elton for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elton name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Elton and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alton, Elden, Eldon and Elton. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alton, Elden, Eldon, Elton in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Elton is also pronounced similarly to Allton, Alten, Walton, Welton and Wilton. Other suggested similar baby names are Eaton, Eldin, Elon, Elson, Elston, Eltman, Eston, Eton and Eyton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elton.

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