Name: Melton

Origin and Meaning of the Name Melton

  • Meaning:
    Town in the middle of hamlets
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MEL ton)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Melton)
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Miscellaneous Info for Melton

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    An English surname coming from the Old English word medeltone. This was used to describe a town surrounded by several small settlements. It has the same origin as several other surnames including Milton and likely came from the towns of the same name in Yorkshire, Suffolk and Leicestershire in the United Kingdom. It was quietly popular until the middle of the 20th century and has now mostly fallen into disuse.

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