Peltonen Family History
Peltonen Name Meaning
Finnish: ornamental and topographic name from pelto ‘field’ (compare Pelto ) + the surname suffix -nen. Established as a hereditary surname mostly in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Satakunta Tavastia and central Finland but a few examples in eastern Finland are on record since the 16th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press