Milton

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English place name from mylen + tun ("mill settlement") and middel + tun ("middle settlement").

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Milton

  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. A male given name derived from the surname.
    • 1989 David Leavitt: Equal Affections. ISBN 0-670-821977 page 215:
      Herbert, Sydney, Milton, Seymour. You know, all the time I was growing up I thought those were the most ordinary Jewish first names, until someone pointed out that they were British last names. I guess to my great-grandparents those names must have sounded so modern, so sophisticated, so - non-Eastern European. And now they're just Uncle Miltie, Uncle Sy, Uncle Herb. Do other people have Uncle Donne and Uncle Wordsworth?
  3. Name of many cities, towns and villages in Canada and the US.
  4. Brand name of sterilising compound for baby bottles
  5. Milton Keynes - large new town in England, 90km north of London


See also[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the English Milton.

Proper noun[edit]

Milton

  1. A male given name.