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Gender: Male Meaning of Elton: "from the old town" Origin of Elton: English

The name Elton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "from the old town". Elton and is often added to lists like Musician Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Spelling Bee Name Game".

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Even the flamboyant Elton John can't lift this quiet, drab name.

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Famous People Named Elton

Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight), English singer-songwriter
Elton Tyron Brand, American basketball player
Elton (born Alexander Duszat), German comedian and TV host
Elton Bennett, American artist
Elton Dean, English jazz saxophonist
Elton Charles Figueiredo (da Silva), Brazilian footballer
Elton William Gallegly, U.S. Congressman from California
(George) Elton Mayo, American psychologist and sociologist
Elton Rule, American television executive
Elton Sawyer, American NASCAR driver
Élton José Xavier Gomes, Brazilian footballer
Elton William Rasmussen, Australian rugby league footballer
Elton Thomas Jantjies, South African rugby union player
(Roger) Elton Welsby, English television sports presenter
Elton Ewart "Tad" Wieman, American college football coach
Elton Chigumbura, Zimbabwean cricketer
Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey, American novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Elton

Elton Tripp, character in the movie "The Californians"
Elton, character in the movie "Clueless"
Mr. Elton, character in Jane Austen's "Emma"

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