Elton

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

English name derived from the surname which originated in the Middle Ages as a local name from any of numerous places in England so called: [1]

1) 'Ella's town' - Combination of Ella (which was a male name at that time, see ELL) and TUN [1] [2]

2) 'Farmstead where eels are got' - Combination of Old English ǣl = 'eel' and TUN [2]

3) 'Farmstead of the princes' - Combination of Old English ætheling = 'prince' and TUN [2]

4) 'Farmstead of Æthel' - Combination of ADAL and TUN [2]

Related Names

Ellton
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Swedish
Elton
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Eltona
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Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Elton
Genitive: Eltons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Elton
Genitive: Eltonin
Partitive: Eltonia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Elton
Genitive: Eltons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Elton
Genitive: Eltons

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
3053 3419 2 4 3051 3415
Denmark Denmark[4]
163
n.a.
0
n.a.
163
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
149 0 0
n.a.
149
Norway Norway[6]
53
n.a.
0
n.a.
53
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
3 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Elton (m) Sources: [3][4][6][5]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Elton (m) Sources: [9]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. details see Name Statistic tables