What does Shelton mean?
Affiliated boy name: Sheldon.
Associated with: old english.
(male) Shepton, Sherton, ..
(female) Shelan, Shellen, .. Middle name pairings:
Shelton Julius (S.J.), ..
How popular is Shelton?
Shelton is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#773 out of 1220, Top 63%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#313 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shelton reached its highest position of #607 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Sheldon (#1294 from current records) is the only other popular variation form of Shelton appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Shelton was more pronounced 9 decades ago (median #457) and is now much diminished, with the version Sheldon becoming less in vogue.
Shelton is pronounced similarly to Chelton and Chilton. Other suggested similar names are Abelson, Bellton, Belton, Berton, Brenton, Cheston, Chevron, Collton, Colton▲, Dallton, Dalton▼, Deleon, Delmon, Delon, Delton, Dexton, Earlton, Egerton, Felton, Fenton, Fulton, Gaeton, Gallton (see Galton), Hallton (see Halton), Halton, Hilton▼, Jaelon, Kelton, Kelvon, Kenton, Kolton▲, Mellon, Milton▼, Nelson▼, Newton▼, Renton, Rexton, Salmon, Salton, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Selden, Seldon, Selwyn, Seton, Sexton, Shalmon, Shandon, Shanon, Shavon, Sheehan, Shelbey, Shelbie, Shelden, Sheldin, Shelley, Shelly, Sherman▼, Shermon, Shipton, Shovon, Shylo, Stettson, Sutton▲, Swanton, Swenson, Teyton, Therron, Tilton, Trenton, Welton and Wheaton. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shelton.See names in meaning and etymology.