Elton

First Name
21k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elton

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From Old English, meaning "Ella's town"

  1. A male given name
  2. A surname​.
  3. One of a few villages in England
  4. A town in Louisiana
  5. A rural municipality in Manitoba, Canada

Notable Persons Named Elton

Sir Elton John is a musician. He holds the title Candle in the Wind 1997. His most notable accomplishments were from 1962 to present. Elton was given the name Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25th, 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, England.

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Elton Brand is a basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas Mavericks, and Atlanta Hawks in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 1999. Elton was born on March 11th, 1979 in Cortlandt Manor, New York.

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Elton Simpson was a dental office employee and business owner. Elton was born Elton Simpson in 1985 in Illinois, U.S. They left this life on May 3rd, 2015.

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Elton Mayo was a psychologist, industrial researcher, organizational theorist, and organizational theory. Elton was born on December 26th, 1880 in Adelaide, Australia. He breathed his last breath on September 7th, 1949.

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Elton Jantjies is a rugby player. Elton was born on August 1st, 1990 in Graaff-Reinet.

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Elton Britt was a country music singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar. He was most prominent from 1942 to 1970. Elton was given the name James Elton Baker on June 27th, 1913 in Marshall, Arkansas, United States. He breathed his last breath on June 22nd, 1972.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elton

He has been prominent since 1981. Ben was given the name Benjamin Charles Elton by his parent Lewis Elton on May 3rd, 1959.

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Sir Geoffrey Elton was a historian and writer. Geoffrey was given the name Gottfried Rudolf Ehrenberg by his parent Victor Ehrenberg (historian) on August 17th, 1921 in Tübingen. He left this life on December 3rd, 1994.

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Charles Sutherland Elton was a scientist in the fields of animal ecology, zoology, and animal. Charles was born on March 29th, 1900 in Manchester. He breathed his last breath on May 1st, 1991.

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Élton is a soccer player for the Al-Fateh SC, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Associação Desportiva São Caetano, FC Steaua București, Al-Nassr FC, Fortaleza Esporte Clube, Dubai CSC, Al-Wasl F.C., and Sport Club do Recife. Élton was born on April 7th, 1986 in Palmeira dos Índios.

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Lewis Elton is a physicist and researcher. Lewis was given the name Ludwig Richard Benjamin Ehrenberg by his parent Victor Ehrenberg (historian) on March 25th, 1923 in Tübingen.

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Harry Elton was a television producer, news presenter, presenter, and radio announcer. Harry was given the name Henry John Elton on January 5th, 1930 in Toronto. He left this life on May 16th, 2004.

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How popular is the baby name Elton in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1881 14 0 14
1882 20 0 20
1883 7 0 7
1884 14 0 14
1886 12 0 12
1887 20 0 20
1888 16 0 16
1889 19 0 19
1890 16 0 16
1891 13 0 13
1892 18 0 18
1893 23 0 23
1894 16 0 16
1895 16 0 16
1896 17 0 17
1897 16 0 16
1898 20 0 20
1899 21 0 21
1900 39 0 39
1901 19 0 19
1902 26 0 26
1903 44 6 38
1904 28 0 28
1905 37 0 37
1906 35 0 35
1907 37 0 37
1908 48 0 48
1909 71 10 61
1910 46 0 46
1911 65 0 65
1912 142 8 134
1913 154 0 154
1914 242 6 236
1915 325 8 317
1916 330 8 322
1917 330 10 320
1918 318 0 318
1919 336 6 330
1920 408 14 394
1921 398 13 385
1922 362 6 356
1923 359 6 353
1924 388 7 381
1925 324 0 324
1926 336 11 325
1927 399 14 385
1928 337 7 330
1929 307 5 302
1930 304 0 304
1931 289 6 283
1932 297 0 297
1933 300 9 291
1934 317 6 311
1935 260 0 260
1936 256 5 251
1937 234 0 234
1938 250 0 250
1939 234 0 234
1940 238 0 238
1941 216 0 216
1942 215 0 215
1943 261 5 256
1944 257 0 257
1945 220 0 220
1946 222 0 222
1947 234 0 234
1948 231 0 231
1949 232 0 232
1950 209 0 209
1951 274 0 274
1952 241 0 241
1953 290 0 290
1954 300 6 294
1955 280 0 280
1956 285 0 285
1957 307 0 307
1958 280 0 280
1959 264 0 264
1960 240 0 240
1961 207 0 207
1962 215 0 215
1963 176 0 176
1964 175 0 175
1965 174 0 174
1966 132 0 132
1967 114 0 114
1968 109 0 109
1969 88 0 88
1970 124 0 124
1971 153 0 153
1972 166 0 166
1973 189 0 189
1974 250 0 250
1975 291 6 285
1976 217 0 217
1977 179 0 179
1978 154 0 154
1979 126 0 126
1980 132 0 132
1981 123 0 123
1982 138 0 138
1983 115 0 115
1984 118 0 118
1985 97 0 97
1986 89 0 89
1987 87 0 87
1988 88 0 88
1989 90 0 90
1990 117 0 117
1991 81 0 81
1992 89 0 89
1993 86 0 86
1994 64 0 64
1995 69 0 69
1996 79 0 79
1997 82 0 82
1998 73 0 73
1999 68 0 68
2000 96 0 96
2001 72 0 72
2002 76 0 76
2003 51 0 51
2004 81 0 81
2005 65 0 65
2006 68 0 68
2007 57 0 57
2008 64 0 64
2009 64 0 64
2010 56 0 56
2011 61 0 61
2012 55 0 55
2013 45 0 45
2014 66 0 66
2015 62 0 62
2016 58 0 58
2017 51 0 51
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Elton

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Elton as a first name

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Popularity of Elton as a last name

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Common last names for Elton

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • Harris
  • Moore
  • Parker
  • Phillips

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elton U.S.
  White 90.83% 64.26%
  African American 3.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.73% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elton

People with the last name Elton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Elton

  • How Popular is the name Elton? Elton is the 1,651st most popular name of all time. As a last name Elton was the 12,616th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,904 babies born with the first name Elton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elton to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Elton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elton is Sunday, January 21st, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Elton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elton was in 1920 with a total of 394 babies.
  • Random Elton Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elton ranks 98th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 14 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Elton: Your name in reverse order is Notle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tonel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,453 people with the last name Elton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elton? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Elton as their last name since less than 1 person in 120k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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