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Meaning and Origin of: Dalton boy

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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Old English: Valley
  2. German: Valley dweller
  3. English: From the valley

First name variations: Dalaton, Dalltan, Dallten, Dalltin, Dallton, Dalltyn, Dalt, Daltan, Dalten, Daltin, Daltyn, Delton, Dal, Dallan, Dallen, Dallin, Dallon, Daley, Dalibor, Daly, Dayle, Dawley, Dale

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Cumbria, County Durham, Lancashire, Northumberland, and Yorkshire, named Dalton, from Old English dæl ‘valley’ (see Dale) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
  2. English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Autun (d’Autun) in Seine-et-Loire, France. The place name derives from the Latin form Augustodunum, a compound of the imperial name Augustus + the Gaulish element dūn ‘hill’, ‘fort’.

Famous people with this first name: Timothy Dalton

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Linda Hamilton

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