Compton Family History
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Compton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England (but especially in the south) named Compton, from Old English cumb ‘short, straight valley’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Campton, Hopton, Colton, Hampton, Rampton, Crumpton, Coulton, Kimpton