Last name: WILTON

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Last name frequency

WILTON : This last name is indexed 59,564 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WILTON : English: habitational name from any of various places so named including Wilton (Wiltshire North Yorkshire) Wilton in Haile (Cumberland) and Wilton in Bridstow (Herefordshire). The North Yorkshire placename derives from Old English wilde ‘wild uncultivated’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. The Wiltshire placename may derive from Old English wull ‘wool’ + tūn. The Cumberland and Herefordshire placenames derive from Old English wilig ‘willow’ + tūn.

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