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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MOL-tən  [key]
Other Forms FormsMolton, Multon, Moulson, Molson, Moultane, Malton, Moltane, Maltone, Molthan

Meaning & History

Derived from various places with the same name, for example in the counties of Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Suffolk and North Yorkshire in England. It is either derived from the Old English given name Mūla, the Old Norse name Múli or Old English mūl meaning "mule" and tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town".
Added 9/18/2021 by General9696
Edited 12/5/2022 by General9696