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Boy Name: Dalton

Name: Dalton
Pronunciation: \d(a)-lton, dal-ton\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: from the valley town; the settlement in the valley
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Tilton, Tildon
Variant forms: Delton, Daleton, Dallton, Dalten, Daulton
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 765
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 608


Dalton \d(a)-lton, dal-ton\ as a boy's name is pronounced DOLL-ton. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dalton is "from the valley town; the settlement in the valley". Place name. Novelist Dalton Trumbo.

Dalton has 5 variant forms: Delton, Daleton, Dallton, Dalten and Daulton.

Baby names that sound like Dalton are Tilton and Tildon.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dalton.


Dalton is a somewhat popular first name for men (#765 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#608 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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