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 "A Brother For Liam, A Sister For Emma".

From the experts:

Elton is an unassuming, lesser-used place name belonging to several towns in the British Isles, the US and Canada, and even a lake in Russia. The singer Elton John gives it a bit of extra pizzazz.

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paulapuddephatt Says:


Mainly associated with Elton John, obviously - but I also think of the character in Jane Austen's "Emma".

Maddie Spain Says:


This my dog's name. We named him after Elton John lol

Mirimouse Says:


I'm obviously crazy, because I'm actually considering this for a moment!