US Popularity:1033
Meaning:From the valley town; The settlement in the valley
As dapper as the British surname it's derived from, Dalton is a smart and trendy boy's name with equal parts cool and nerdy. Dalton comes from the Old English dæl, “valley,” and tūn, “settlement,” and was a surname borne by aristocratic families and landholders throughout England. A name steeped in British charm, Dalton has that bad boy appeal while still living up to the preppiness of New York academia. With a title that exudes intelligence and self-assuredness, baby Dalton will undoubtedly glide through life.

Famous People Named Dalton

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  • Dalton Gray
  • Dalton James
  • Dalton McGuinty
  • Dalton Rapattoni

Dalton Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Dalton is currently #1202 on The Bump
Boy:Dalton is currently #650 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Dalton is currently #1033 in U.S. births
Boy:Dalton is currently #513 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 4
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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