Dunton Family History
Dunton Name Meaning
English: either a habitational or topographic name from Dunton in Norfolk or Dunton Bassett in Leicestershire from Middle English doun(e) dun(e) ‘hill’ (Old English dūn) + Middle English toun ‘settlement’ (Old English tūn). The name may also arise from Dunton in Bedfordshire or Buckinghamshire the first element of which is the Old English personal name Dud(d)a Dod(d)a. See also Downton .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022