Bolton
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
BOHL-tən
Meaning
A house in a settlement
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Bolton is a modern derivative of the Old English names Bodeltun or Bodeltone. These names were a compound of two Old English words, “bothl” or “botl” which means a 'place of dwelling', and “tun” which means an 'enclosure or settlement'.

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