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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Dalton
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Dalton in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Dalton:
Records indicate that 74,608 boys in the United States have been named Dalton since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1998, when 4,562 people in the U.S. were given the name Dalton. Those people are now 16 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Dalton
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23 Positive Comments
"I named my last two Son's middle name; Dalton. So they would be tied by middle names as well as last names. I had heard Dalton was a derivitive of Dale; my name." Nov. 7, 2014:
"I love the name! It is my name and i like it a lot!" Jun. 30, 2014:
"My name is Dalton. But to me not alot of people have this name. i only now three people with this name. such as two others and me." Oct. 25, 2013:
"My best friend (boy) has this name. I love the name. Around here, it is unique, just like him!" Jan. 29, 2011:
"My best friend's name is Dalton! :) She's a girl though. xD" Jan. 1, 2011:
"I just named my son Dalton and I love the name ever since I heard it." Dec. 22, 2010:
"My son's name is Dalton. He's named after my great grandfather(father's side). It's certainly a legacy name." Dec. 2, 2010:
"My names Dalton.I like the name but got to say the girl absoulutley don't like it and has earned me a fiew slaps" Aug. 10, 2010:
"i am having a baby and i am calling him dalton i loved it since i watched road house great american name cant wait :)" Jun. 24, 2010:
"My name is Dalton and im a boy. My mother got my name from Road House." Jan. 26, 2010:
"im a girl and my name is Dalton(im 13). I LOVE MY NAME!!! i have meet 1 girl and a few boys named dalton also" Nov. 29, 2009:
"My name is Dalton, I am a girl, and I thinks it a great name." Sep. 22, 2009:
"In 1996, When I was pregnant, my husband and I watched Road House, with Patric Swayze, and my husband loved the name Dalton. He thought it was original and manley, and so Dalton it was !! Now my son whos 11, likes his name, and its different ." May. 12, 2009:
"My name is Dalton.So many girls think its sexy and cute. Many girls think im smart and sexy i have only heard of 1 other person with my name" Jan. 17, 2009:
"My boyfriend's name is Dalton and I LOVE IT!! I pronounce it as you would say "Doll Tin" I think it is really interesting and unique. And since I have known him I have only heard of one other person with the same name... and I have known him for 4 years!!" Apr. 23, 2008:
"dalton is my name. it is the coolest name that i have evr heard!!!" Dec. 20, 2007:
"love it! I named my triplets Dalton, Easton & Quinton" Jul. 26, 2007:
"My daughter's name is Dawlton Gairett. I think it fits her perfect. Although most people think that she is a boy buy her name and she just tells them it is a girls form of it can't they see that by the use of the "w" in it pronounced as "Dol-ton"" Feb. 28, 2007:
"I am also named Dalton, and I love it!
My father is also named Dalton, so when I was a little boy, they would call me "Daltinho" (portuguese translation for "little Dalton").
I wish I could name my son Dalton too!!" Mar. 22, 2006:
"My sons name is Dalton. I have only heard of a few other people with this name. Most people really like the name." Dec. 15, 2005:
"My son's name is Dalton, and i love it so much i fear it being too popular." Nov. 27, 2005:
"My son's name is Dalton. He is a SWEET and SMART little boy. He is 5 years old and we haven't had any trouble with spelling or pronounciation. We know a few Dalton but not very many." Aug. 3, 2005:
"i know a sweet little boy named dalton...it's hip but not trendy" Jul. 27, 2005:
4 Negative Comments
"It's my name but I'm always afraid to announce it. Like it's weird or something." Aug. 27, 2014:
"one of the worst names ever also sounds like dolphin" Mar. 21, 2014:
"My 2 year old nephew was about to be named Dalton, as my sister and her husband were debating between that and Evan. Im so glad they went with Evan instead." Sep. 25, 2009:
"I think this name just sounds like a simple country boy name -" Jun. 22, 2009:
12 Neutral Comments
"I'm girl and wish I'd been called Dalton seeing as it's my mom's maiden name! I love it :)" Apr. 27, 2012:
"It's really great that peploe are sharing this information." Jul. 23, 2011:
"Stllaer work there everyone. I'll keep on reading." Jul. 21, 2011:
"My last name is Dalton and I get different variations like "dolphin" (Don't know why?!)or "dAl-ton" where the a is incorrectly emphasised. I've never heard of it as a first name before but was considering it because I am one of three girls and we'd like to carry on the name some how. It's always good to have a name at the beginning of the alphabet!" Dec. 8, 2008:
"My cousin's name is dalton and i love it! I know one other guy with that name; I've never really thought of it being unique but I guess it is." Sep. 13, 2008:
"My name is Dalton and I think it is cool but no-one I know has heard the name." Jun. 17, 2008:
"Ok, here's a strange one my son's name is Dalton and my stepson who's 10 months younger's name is Dalton!" Oct. 23, 2006:
"i have this name and somtimes its missed spelled daulton but other than that its unique" Aug. 16, 2006:
"I have a BEST friend with the name Dolton! I love him to death & I would date him if I didn't have a boyfriend! I love the name & I think that it is SEXY!!!" Mar. 29, 2006:
"My son is named Dalton. I love the name. I agree it is different but not trendy." Jan. 5, 2006:
"I named my son Dalton...he is 2 now and he is very smart and he is so cute! I have never heard that name but a few times and it fits him well!" Nov. 17, 2005:
"My name is Dalton and I have not met many others with my name; maybe one or two others. Many people that I meet are amazed at my name and think it's a really cool and unique name. I have even had women tell me how sexy my name is." Sep. 13, 2005:
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