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78k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Dalton

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the valley town
  • #746 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1881505
1884606
1885808
1889606
1890505
1892505
1893808
189413013
189511011
1896707
1897707
1898707
190016016
190213013
1903909
1904808
190511011
1906808
190713013
190816016
190915015
191022022
191123023
191250050
191361061
191466066
191593093
19161265121
19171130113
19181060106
19191230123
19201430143
19211470147
19221590159
19231390139
19241445139
19251770177
19261505145
19271610161
19281280128
19291365131
19301430143
19311450145
19321590159
19331430143
19341430143
19351635158
19361490149
19371400140
19381180118
19391220122
19401280128
19411390139
19421260126
19431370137
19441140114
19451040104
19461310131
19471290129
19481250125
19491180118
195099099
19511210121
19521200120
195396096
195493093
19551040104
195694094
195798098
195898098
195995095
196092092
196174074
196286086
196383083
19641030103
196555055
196664064
196788088
196880080
19691080108
197090090
197194094
197273073
197369069
197463063
197550050
197656056
197777077
197852052
197969069
198074074
198188088
198294094
19831080108
19841080108
19851290129
19861590159
19872045199
19882206214
19894075402
19901,57751,572
19912,365122,353
19922,918172,901
19933,409163,393
19944,266224,244#85 boy name
19954,218284,190#87 boy name
19963,998193,979#99 boy name
19974,261244,237#90 boy name
19984,588254,563#88 boy name
19994,561204,541#85 boy name
20004,470254,445#91 boy name
20013,908143,894#98 boy name
20023,295133,282
20032,86582,857
20042,483322,451
20052,25402,254
20061,950121,938
20071,845131,832
20081,74371,736
20091,484111,473
20101,33151,326
20111,26701,267
20121,23571,228
20131,09951,094
20141,11071,103

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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dalton" ranks #50 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 23 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 4,561 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 dashing, the romantic you!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

L is for little, the little things you do.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Notlad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alndto". 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.

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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Dalton

Dalton James

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

Popularity:

Past life for Dalton born Oct 24, 2008

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 Thailand approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Dalton

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

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