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Gender: Female Origin of Atherton: English surname and place-name

The name Atherton is a girl's name of English origin. Atherton and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

A rather formal British surname that originated as a place name in the county of Lancashire.

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Pop Culture References for the name Atherton

Atherton Wing, character on TV's "Firefly"
Atherton Tablelands, place in Queensland, Australia