Elton Surname Origin
There are many places of this name in England; it is impossible to decide from which the family appellation is derived. The derivation is from the Saxon words ael, an eel, and ton--a town abounding in eels.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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