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Alton

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 14 0 14
1881 11 0 11
1882 18 0 18
1883 28 0 28
1884 16 0 16
1885 29 0 29
1886 16 0 16
1887 15 0 15
1888 18 0 18
1889 26 0 26
1890 21 0 21
1891 20 0 20
1892 32 0 32
1893 24 0 24
1894 28 0 28
1895 26 0 26
1896 31 0 31
1897 34 0 34
1898 27 0 27
1899 33 0 33
1900 43 0 43
1901 26 0 26
1902 38 0 38
1903 84 0 84
1904 308 6 302 #78 boy name
1905 164 0 164
1906 106 0 106
1907 120 0 120
1908 119 0 119
1909 107 6 101
1910 127 5 122
1911 156 0 156
1912 306 6 300
1913 380 8 372
1914 426 7 419
1915 579 11 568
1916 614 9 605
1917 612 9 603
1918 652 10 642
1919 639 9 630
1920 699 16 683
1921 701 12 689
1922 754 13 741
1923 676 0 676
1924 683 5 678
1925 717 9 708
1926 784 6 778
1927 772 12 760
1928 828 14 814
1929 724 8 716
1930 766 10 756
1931 717 11 706
1932 722 5 717
1933 675 7 668
1934 720 8 712
1935 709 11 698
1936 682 7 675
1937 835 0 835
1938 770 5 765
1939 685 5 680
1940 697 5 692
1941 636 0 636
1942 631 6 625
1943 663 5 658
1944 645 5 640
1945 561 8 553
1946 615 5 610
1947 661 7 654
1948 697 0 697
1949 601 0 601
1950 636 0 636
1951 659 10 649
1952 620 7 613
1953 609 6 603
1954 596 0 596
1955 614 0 614
1956 599 0 599
1957 571 7 564
1958 571 0 571
1959 541 0 541
1960 537 9 528
1961 539 0 539
1962 484 5 479
1963 466 8 458
1964 463 0 463
1965 403 0 403
1966 371 0 371
1967 410 7 403
1968 380 0 380
1969 358 6 352
1970 344 0 344
1971 364 0 364
1972 293 0 293
1973 322 0 322
1974 276 0 276
1975 240 0 240
1976 269 5 264
1977 273 0 273
1978 235 0 235
1979 244 0 244
1980 251 0 251
1981 245 5 240
1982 263 0 263
1983 238 0 238
1984 195 0 195
1985 207 0 207
1986 194 5 189
1987 191 0 191
1988 242 0 242
1989 199 5 194
1990 209 0 209
1991 221 0 221
1992 183 0 183
1993 181 0 181
1994 161 0 161
1995 152 0 152
1996 136 0 136
1997 147 0 147
1998 164 0 164
1999 128 0 128
2000 136 0 136
2001 111 0 111
2002 156 0 156
2003 156 0 156
2004 147 0 147
2005 134 0 134
2006 147 0 147
2007 165 0 165
2008 162 0 162
2009 149 0 149
2010 122 0 122
2011 131 0 131
2012 165 0 165
2013 150 0 150
2014 162 0 162
2015 146 0 146

Want to know about the popularity of the Alton baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 46,632 babies born with the name Alton in the United States. That's more than enough Altons to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 14 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alton" was in 1937 with a total of 835 babies.

According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alton" ranks #87 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 6 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1923. Across the entire United States a total of 676 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alton" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alton as well as things modernly associated with the name Alton such as celebrities named Alton.

Origin and Meaning of Alton

The name "Alton" is of English origin, and it means "Old Town". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller is a bandleader, musician, arranger, and composer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1923 to 1944. Glenn was born in 1904 as Alton Glenn Miller in Clarinda, Iowa, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Alton

Alton Towers
Alton Brown
Alton Lane

Alternative Meanings

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

L is for life, that you live so well.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Notla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nolta". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alton born Aug 11, 1977

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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