EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

For some locations the first element is from Old English wilig (willow) (<< Proto-Germanic *wiligaz), others wielle (well) << (*wallijǭ) + the suffix tun (settlement).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Wilton (plural Wiltons)

  1. A type of carpet, originally made in the town of Wilton.

Proper nounEdit

Wilton

  1. A hamlet in Copeland district, Cumbria, England.
  2. A village near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England (OS grid ref SO5824).
  3. A small village in Ryedale district, North Yorkshire, England.
  4. A small village (and castle) in Redcar and Cleveland borough, North Yorkshire, England (OS grid ref NZ5819).
  5. A suburb of Taunton, Somerset, England (OS grid ref ST2224).
  6. A town in southern Wiltshire, England, famed for the Wilton carpets.
  7. A village near Grafton, Wiltshire (OS grid ref SU2661).
  8. A parish of the Scottish Borders council area, Scotland.
  9. A suburb of Cork, Ireland.
  10. A small town in New South Wales, Australia.
  11. A suburb of Wellington, New Zealand.
  12. A village in Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe.
  13. A small town in Shelby County, Alabama, United States.
  14. A small town in Little River County, Arkansas, United States.
  15. A census-designated place in Sacramento County, California, United States.
  16. A large town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
  17. An unincorporated community in Will County, Illinois, United States.
  18. A city in Cedar County and Muscatine County, Iowa, United States.
  19. A town in Franklin County, Maine, United States.
  20. A small city in Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States.
  21. An unincorporated community in Waseca County, Minnesota.
  22. An unincorporated community in Boone County, Missouri, United States.
  23. A town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States.
  24. A large town in Saratoga County, New York, United States.
  25. A small city in Burleigh County and McLean County, North Dakota, United States.
  26. A village and town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States
  27. A surname​.

ReferencesEdit

  • Mills, David (2011): A Dictionary of British Place-Names

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Early Scots Weltoun, perhaps ultimately from Old English wilġ tūn (farm by the willows).

Proper nounEdit

Wilton

  1. Wilton (a village in Scotland)