"dweller at the old town"

Alton Origin and Meaning

The name Alton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "dweller at the old town".

The sort of formal surname name more popular in another era; Dalton's a more modern relation.

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Famous People Named Alton

  • Alton Augustus Adams Srfirst African,American bandmaster in the U.S. Navy
  • Alton Brooks ParkerAmerican lawyer, judge and Democratic nominee for U.S. president in 1904
  • Alton ColemanAfrican,American spree killer
  • Alton Crawford Brown JrAmerican cinematographer, author, actor, and television personality
  • Alton Davis Slay SrU.S. Air Force four,star general
  • Alton Nehemiah EllisJamaican musician
  • Alton Ronald Waldon JrAmerican politician
  • Alton Warren KnappenbergerU.S. Army soldier awarded the Medal of Honour in World War II

Alton in Pop Culture

  • Alton TowersBritish amusement park