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Meaning and Origin of: Shelton

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Protected hill

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English (mainly Nottinghamshire) : habitational name from any of various places, for example in Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, and Staffordshire, which are named from Old English scylf ‘shelf’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.