Major Settlement in the Parish of Alne
- Ioletun, Loletune 1086 DB
- Yolton' 1295 For 1301 LS 1330 For 1369 FF 1508 Test
- Yiolton' 1301 LS
- Yowlton, Youlton 1574 FF 1666 Visit
The first element is the pers. name Yol , found in Lincs and Yorks in the 12th cent. and in Yawthorpe (L), LindsSurv Joltorp , Liber Niger Goletorp . This must be a short form of such an ON pers. name as Jólgeirr (LindN). Geola , the name of an 11th cent. moneyer at York, must be an Anglicised form of it.