Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DAWL-tən  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From an English surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "valley town" in Old English. A notable bearer of the surname was John Dalton (1766-1844), the English chemist and physicist who theorized about the existence of atoms.


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Entry updated November 16, 2019