Popularity:6478. Meaning:elf stone. Alston as a boy’s name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Alston is “elf stone”. Also possibly “old stone” or a place name: noble one’s settlement.
Where does the last name Alston come from?
Alston also evolved as a locational surname from villages named Alston (or Alstone) in Devonshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Somerset, and Staffordshire.
|Meaning||“noble stone”, “elf stone”, “old stone”, “shrine stone”, “temple stone”|
|Region of origin||British Isles|
How common is the name Alston?
Alston is also the 129,475th most widespread first name throughout the world, held by 3,100 people. It is most frequent in The United States, where it is held by 38,658 people, or 1 in 9,376.
Is Alston a boy or girl name?
Alston as a boy’s name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Alston is “elf stone”.