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Walton

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
74k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Walton

User Submitted Origins

English
70%
American
20%
Hebrew
10%

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International Interest
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Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Irish physicist who (with Sir John Cockcroft in 1931) first split an atom (1903-1995)
  2. English writer remember for his treatise on fishing (1593-1683)
  3. English composer (1902-1983)
Wiktionary
  1. A surname​.
  2. Place names in Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the USA.
    1. A suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England (OS grid ref SJ3694).
  3. Counties in Florida and Georgia, see Walton County.
  4. Clipping of Walton-on-Thames.
  5. Clipping of Walton-on-the-Naze.

Notable Persons Named Walton

Notable Persons Named Walton

Walton Goggins

Walton Goggins is an actor, filmmaking, and filmmaker. He has had major accomplishments since 1989. Walton was given the name Walton Sanders Goggins, Jr. on November 10th, 1971 in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

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Walton Walker

Walton Walker is a military person. His military service ended in 1912.

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Walton sextuplets

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Walton Ford

Walton Ford is a in the field of watercolor painting. Walton was born in 1960 in Larchmont, New York.

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Wally Albright

Wally Albright was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1929 to 1979. Wally was given the name Walton Algernon Albright, Jr. on September 3rd, 1925 in Burbank, California. He passed away on August 7th, 1999.

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Walton Hale Hamilton

Walton was born in 1881. He breathed his last breath in 1958.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Walton

Notable Persons With the Last Name Walton

Sam Walton

Sam Walton was a founder of walmart, sam's club, entrepreneurship, and founderofwalmartandsam's club. Sam was given the name Samuel Moore Walton on March 29th, 1918 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, U.S. He breathed his last breath on April 5th, 1992.

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Luke Walton

Luke Walton is a basketball player for the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, and Cleveland Cavaliers in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to 2013. Luke was born on March 28th, 1980 in San Diego.

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Bill Walton

Bill Walton is a basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Clippers, and Boston Celtics. His career lasted from 1974 to 1987. Bill was born on November 5th, 1952 in La Mesa, California.

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Jim Walton

Jim Walton is an of, of community publishers, chairman, and arvest bank. Jim was given the name James Carr Walton by his parents Sam Walton and Helen Walton on June 7th, 1948 in Arkansas, USA.

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Emma Walton-Hamilton

Emma Walton-Hamilton is an editor, actress, educator, arts, literacy advocate artistic director, children's literature, editing, actor, artistic director, children’s author, and literacy advocate. Emma was given the name Emma Katherine Walton by her parents Julie Andrews, Tony Walton, and Blake Edwards on November 27th, 1962 in London. Emma is also known as Emma Walton-Hamilton (pen name), Emma Walton, and Emma Hamilton.

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Alice Walton

Alice was given the name Alice Louise Walton by her parents Sam Walton and Helen Walton on October 7th, 1949 in Newport, Arkansas, US.

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  • Christy Walton
  • David Walton
    Actor
  • S. Robson Walton
    Chairman of Walmart
  • Koko Taylor
    Musician
  • Izaak Walton
  • Tasma Walton
    Actress
  • Ernest Walton
    Scientist
  • Cedar Walton
    Musician
  • Jo Walton
    Writer
  • George Walton
    Governor
  • Kendall Lewis Walton
  • Reggie Walton
    Judge
  • Joseph Cotton
    Musician
  • Mike Walton
    Hockey Player

Common last names for Walton

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Wilson
  • White
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Hall
  • Harris
  • Anderson
  • Allen
  • Thompson

Common first names for Walton

  • James
  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • Charles
  • George
  • Thomas
  • Joseph
  • Helen
  • Richard
  • Ruth
  • Margaret
  • Edward
  • Frank
  • Elizabeth
  • J
  • Henry

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Walton U.S.
  White 60.37% 64.26%
  African American 34.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Walton

People with the last name Walton are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Walton

  • What name lists does Walton rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Walton? Walton is the 3,593rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Walton was the 446th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Walton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,661 babies born with the first name Walton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Walton to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Walton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Walton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Walton is Friday, February 17th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Walton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Walton was in 1922 with a total of 151 babies.
  • Random Walton Factoid: According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Walton is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 1929.
  • Weird things about the name Walton: The name spelled backwards is Notlaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Wlnato. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Walton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 73,854 people with the last name Walton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Walton? Walton was ranked as the 446th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
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