Dalton - boys name

Dalton name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Dalton name meaning:

The name Dalton is of English origin and has a rich meaning behind it. It is derived from an Old English surname, which in turn originated from a place name. The name Dalton means "the settlement in the valley" or "the town in the dale." It combines the elements "dæl," meaning "valley," and "tun," meaning "settlement" or "town."

People with the name Dalton are often seen as confident, determined, and reliable individuals. They possess a practical nature and tend to be hardworking and ambitious. Dalton is also associated with intelligence and a strong sense of responsibility. Those named Dalton are often natural leaders who seek to achieve their goals through drive and discipline.

Overall, the name Dalton carries a sense of connection to nature and community, symbolizing someone who thrives in a harmonious environment and is committed to their own personal growth and success.

Origin: English

Valley farm.



Related names

Dalton , Dallton, Dalten

Other boys names beginning with D


Overall UK ranking: 719 out of 4789

48 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Dalton

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