Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #312 in 2013 and #312 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Old English dæl ‎(“valley”) + tun ‎(“settlement”).


-Any of several places in the north of England and in Scotland

-John Dalton, English chemist.

-(chemistry) a former unit of atomic mass equivalent to 1/16 the mass of an oxygen atom; now replaced by the atomic mass unit Oriya dalton)

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name.

-(last name habitational -comes from the Old English language-)