English"dweller at the old town"
Alton Origin and Meaning
The name Alton is both a boy's name and a girl'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