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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #746 most popular

What does the name "Dalton" mean?

Dalton (English): From the valley town

The name "Dalton" is of English origin and it means "From the valley town". It's a name commonly given to boys.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

L is for love, everlasting.

T is for tender, loving nature.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for nice, need I say more?

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Dalton" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Dalton? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77,775 babies born with the name Dalton in the United States. That's more than enough Daltons to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dalton" was in 1998 with a total of 4,563 babies. (That's a lot of baby Daltons)

According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dalton" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1917. Across the entire United States a total of only 113 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Dalton popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Dalton in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Dalton

Dalton James

Dalton James is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to present. Dalton was born in 1971 in Sacramento, California, U.S.


Past life for Dalton born Sep 26, 1940

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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