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Boy Name: Shelton

Name: Shelton
Pronunciation: \sh(el)-ton\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: ledge village
Origin: English
Related Names: Sheldon
Sounds Like: Chelton, Chilton, Shelden, Sheldin
Similar Names: Belton, Cheston, Delton, Felton, Kelton, Salton, Seldon, Shipton, Shalmon, Welton
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 773
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 279


Shelton \sh(el)-ton\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Shelton is "ledge village". Place name.

For more information, see also the related name Sheldon.

Baby names that sound like Shelton are Chelton, Chilton, Shelden and Sheldin. Other similar baby names are Belton, Cheston, Delton, Felton, Kelton, Salton, Seldon, Shipton, Shalmon and Welton.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shelton.


Shelton is a somewhat popular first name for men (#773 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#279 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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