Meaning and Origin of Milton - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Milton

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : From the mill town

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English and Scottish : habitational name from any of the numerous and widespread places so called. The majority of these are named with Old English middel ‘middle’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; a smaller group, with examples in Cumbria, Kent, Northamptonshire, Northumbria, Nottinghamshire, and Staffordshire, have as their first element Old English mylen ‘mill’.