"dwelling in an enclosure"

Bolton Origin and Meaning

The name Bolton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "dwelling in an enclosure".

Severe surname choice.

Famous People Named Bolton

  • Bolton Meredith EyresMonsell, 1st Viscount Monsell, British conservative party politician
  • Michael BoltonAmerican singer
  • John BoltonAmerican diplomat

Bolton in Pop Culture

  • Bolton Smiliecharacter on British TV series "Waterloo Road"
  • Troy Boltoncharacter in "High School Musical" movies
  • BoltonEngland, known for its textiles
  • Boltona family and house in Game of Thrones known for its "flayed man" sigil

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