Charlton Family History
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Charlton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Charlton, mainly in southern England, from Old English Ceorlatun ‘settlement (Old English tun) of the peasants’. Old English ceorl denoted originally a free peasant of the lowest rank, later (but probably already before the Norman conquest) a tenant in pure villeinage, a serf or bondsman. Irish: altered form of Carlin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Carlton, Halton, Chilton, Wharton, Charton, Harston, Harton, Tarlton