Meaning:Elf or old stone; Noble one's settlement
Alston is a boy's name of Old English origin, meaning "elf stone." This interesting place name also points to "old stone" and "noble one's settlement." Alston originated as an Anglo-Saxon surname, with many alternatives and diminutives springing up since its creation. Surnames as first names are universally popular with parents, so if you choose Alston, your little one will be in good company! Similar-sounding alternatives include Alison, Addison, Alton, and Austin.
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