Name: Milton

Origin and Meaning of the Name Milton

  • Meaning:
    Settlement by the mill; middle town
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MIL tun)
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    Itself (Milton)
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Miscellaneous Info for Milton

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Surname derived from the place names; from the Old English middel (middle) and tun (settlement); or mylentun (settlement by the mill).

    The surname is most famous as that of the poet John Milton, and the given name is sometimes bestowed in his honor.

    Actor and comedian Milton "Uncle Milty" Berle is a famous bearer of the name.

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