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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WAWL-tən

Meaning & History

From the name of any of several villages in England, derived from Old English wealh "foreigner, Celt", weald "forest", weall "wall", or well "well, spring, water hole" combined with tun "enclosure".