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Origin and popularity of the name SHILTON

Origin

Shilton : from Shilton (Warwicks Oxon) or Earl Shilton (Leics). The place-names derive from Old English scelf scylf ‘rock ledge shelf’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

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Source : FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 1,040 individuals with the name SHILTON on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name SHILTON

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