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What does Hylton mean?

Hylton Pronunciation of Hylton [hyl-ton] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Hylton is "hill settlement". Hylton is an alternate form of Hilton (Old English).

Associated with: old english, hill (mountain).


Creative forms:
(male) Hayton, Hylden, ..

(female) Hyldan, Hylen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hylton Ryder (H.R.), ..

How popular is Hylton?

Hylton is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4226 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Hylton (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Hilton. Adoption of this relation of Hylton reached its highest during 1920-1929 (#566). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Hylton is alike in pronunciation to Hallton, Halten and Halton. Other suggested similar names are Allton, Alton, Belton, Bolton, Colton, Dalton, Delton, Dyllon, Dylon, Ellton, Elton, Eyton, Felton, Fulton, Galton, Haldan, Halden, Holden, Horton, Huston, Hutton, Kelton, Kolton, Lynton, Lytton, Milton, Mylton (see Milton), Salton, Tilton, Walton, Welton, Wilton and Wynton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hylton.

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