Tilton name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tilton mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tilton

User Submitted Origins


Submit the origin and/or meaning of Tilton to us below

International Interest
Also see international interest
Alt. Meaning

T is for time, you give to friends.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

L is for luster, your shine.

T is for try, as hard as you can

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tilton

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tilton

Charlene Tilton

Charlene Tilton is an actress and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1976. Charlene was given the name Charlene L. Tilton on December 1st, 1958 in San Diego, California, U.S.

Robert Gibson Tilton

Robert Gibson Tilton is a pastor, author, televangelist, and televangelism. He holds the title Pastor. Robert was born on June 7th, 1946 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

Lynn Tilton

Lynn Tilton is a collateralized loan obligation manager, business owner, collateralized loan obligation, and collateralized loan obligationmanager. Lynn was given the name Lynn Garfinkle on April 22nd, 1959 in The Bronx.

Martha Tilton

Martha Tilton was a swing music, jazz, and traditional pop music musician. She was most prominent from 1930 to 1990. Martha was given the name Martha Ellen Tilton on November 14th, 1915 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Martha is also known as The Liltin' Miss Tilton. She breathed her last breath on December 8th, 2006.

Chris Tilton

Chris was born on June 9th, 1979 in New Orleans.

Edward Lippincott Tilton

Edward was born on October 19th, 1861. He passed away in 1933.

  • William S. Tilton
  • Shane Tilton
  • John Rollin Tilton
  • Henry R. Tilton

Common last names for Tilton

  • Davis

Common first names for Tilton

  • William
  • John
  • Charles
  • Robert
  • Mary
  • James
  • George
  • Helen
  • Dorothy
  • Harold
  • Donald
  • Frank
  • Joseph
  • Elizabeth
  • Clarence
  • Ruth

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tilton U.S.
  White 92.49% 64.26%
  African American 2.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tilton

People with the last name Tilton are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tilton

  • How Popular is the name Tilton? Tilton is the 19,977th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tilton was the 4,376th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tilton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 373 babies born with the first name Tilton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tilton to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tilton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tilton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tilton is Sunday, March 5th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Tilton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tilton was in 1920 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Tilton Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tilton is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Tilton: The name spelled backwards is Notlit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ntoitl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tilton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,124 people with the last name Tilton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tilton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Tilton as their last name.
  • Tilton name meaning

    Related Names by Origin

    Rank Name Gender
    378 Mckinleigh Girl
    33k Lyla Girl
    140k Xavier Boy
    358k Ruby Girl
    217 Neythan Boy
    108k Jocelyn Girl
    152 Vane Boy
    168 Zaylyn Neutral
    24k Winnie Girl
    117k Sophie Girl

    Related Names by Gender

    Rank Name Origin
    4.4m Michael Hebrew
    170 Zameer Islamic/Muslim
    140k Xavier English
    686 Kyro Hebrew
    1k Jamario African American
    329 Leng Chinese
    264 Aveer Indian (Sanskrit)
    5k Zayn Arabic
    1k Taquan African American
    87k Elias Greek