Yelton Family History
Yelton Name Meaning
Scottish and English: variant spelling of Yeltoun, a surname of uncertain origin recorded in Lanarkshire. Black speculates that it may be a habitational name from Youlton in North Yorkshire, which is named from the Old Scandinavian personal name Jóli + Old English tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press