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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 815 people with the Alton surname? In that year Alton was ranked number 2768 for popularity in the UK.|
"The town near the water from ea, water, and ton, a town. "(The origin and signification of Scottish surnames. Clifford Stanley Sims, 1862)
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"ALTON. Robert de Alton juror on inquest held in St. Katherine's chapel, Bavelay, 1280 (Bain, rv, 1762). There is a village named Alton in Loudoun parish, but probably the name is from an English Alton. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|Did you know that there are currently 1173 people with the Alton surname in the UK? Alton is now ranked number 2954 for popularity in the UK.|
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