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Wilton

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wilton

User Submitted Origins

English
80%
Irish
20%

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  1. A carpet woven on a Jacquard loom with loops like a Brussels carpet but having the loops cut to form a close velvety pile
Wiktionary

For some locations the first element is from Old English wilig (“willow”) (<< Proto-Germanic *wiligaz), others wielle (“well”) << (*wallijǭ) + the suffix tun (“settlement”).

  1. A hamlet in Copeland district, Cumbria, England.
  2. A village near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England (OS grid ref SO5824).
  3. A small village in Ryedale district, North Yorkshire, England.
  4. A small village (and castle) in Redcar and Cleveland borough, North Yorkshire, England (OS grid ref NZ5819).
  5. A suburb of Taunton, Somerset, England (OS grid ref ST2224).
  6. A town in southern Wiltshire, England, famed for the Wilton carpets.
  7. A village near Grafton, Wiltshire (OS grid ref SU2661).
  8. A parish of the Scottish Borders council area, Scotland.
  9. A suburb of Cork, Ireland.
  10. A small town in New South Wales, Australia.
  11. A suburb of Wellington, New Zealand.
  12. A village in Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe.
  13. A small town in Shelby County, Alabama, United States.
  14. A small town in Little River County, Arkansas, United States.
  15. A census-designated place in Sacramento County, California, United States.
  16. A large town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
  17. An unincorporated community in Will County, Illinois, United States.
  18. A city in Cedar County and Muscatine County, Iowa, United States.
  19. A town in Franklin County, Maine, United States.
  20. A small city in Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States.
  21. An unincorporated community in Waseca County, Minnesota.
  22. An unincorporated community in Boone County, Missouri, United States.
  23. A town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States.
  24. A large town in Saratoga County, New York, United States.
  25. A small city in Burleigh County and McLean County, North Dakota, United States.
  26. A village and town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States
  27. A surname​.
  28. A type of carpet, originally made in the town of Wilton.

Wilton was also found in the following language(s): Scots

Notable Persons Named Wilton

Notable Persons Named Wilton

Wilton Speight

Wilton Speight is a football player. Wilton was born on December 6th, 1994.

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Wilton Felder

Wilton Felder was a jazz, rhythm, and blues musician. He plays Saxophone and Bass guitar. He was most prominent from 1950 to 1950. Wilton was given the name Wilton Lewis Felder on August 31st, 1940 in Houston. He left this life on September 27th, 2015.

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Freddy Weller

Freddy Weller is a country music singer-songwriter. He was most prominent from 1969 to present. Freddy was given the name Wilton Frederick Weller on September 9th, 1947.

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Wilton Guerrero

Wilton Guerrero is a baseball player. Wilton was born on October 24th, 1974 in Don Gregorio (town).

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Wilton Daniel Gregory

Wilton Daniel Gregory is an archbishop and clergyman. His ongoing career started in 2005. Wilton was born on December 7th, 1947.

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Wilton Graff

Wilton was born on August 13th, 1903 in St. Louis. Wilton is also known as Ratcliffe and Wilton Calvert. He died on January 13th, 1969.

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  • Wilton Simpson
  • Wilton Lackaye
  • Wilton López
    Baseball Player
  • Wílton Figueiredo
    Soccer Player
  • Wilton Earle Hall
    Office Holder
  • Wilton Lockwood
    Painter

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilton

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilton

Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton is an actress. She has been prominent since 1968. Penelope was given the name Penelope Alice Wilton on June 3rd, 1946 in Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK.

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Michael Wilton

Michael Wilton is a progressive metal musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, ESP Guitars, Gibson Les Paul, and Kramer Guitars. His most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to present. Michael was born on February 23rd, 1962 in San Francisco, California, United States. Michael is also known as Whip.

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Nick Wilton

Nick Wilton is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1971. Nick was born on March 8th, 1957 in Stalham.

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Robb Wilton

Robb Wilton was a comedian. Robb was given the name Robert Wilton Smith on August 28th, 1881 in Everton, Liverpool. He breathed his last breath on May 1st, 1957.

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Mavis Wilton

Mavis Wilton is a soap character.

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Edith of Wilton

Edith of Wilton was a saint. Edith was born in 961 in Kemsing. She breathed her last breath in 984.

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Common last names for Wilton

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Miller
  • Hill
  • Anderson
  • Wright
  • Martin
  • Jackson

Common first names for Wilton

  • William
  • John
  • Robert
  • Mary
  • Charles
  • Edward
  • Richard
  • Ruth
  • Helen
  • James
  • Arthur
  • Harry
  • Lillian

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilton U.S.
  White 85.86% 64.26%
  African American 6.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilton

People with the last name Wilton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wilton

  • How Popular is the name Wilton? Wilton is the 2,831st most popular name of all time. As a last name Wilton was the 10,260th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wilton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,590 babies born with the first name Wilton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilton to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilton? 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 Wilton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilton is Wednesday, January 4th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Wilton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilton was in 1924 with a total of 208 babies.
  • Random Wilton Factoid: According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilton is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 1962.
  • Weird things about the name Wilton: The name spelled backwards is Notliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lotiwn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,141 people with the last name Wilton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Wilton as their last name.
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