Embleton Family History
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Embleton Name Meaning
Northern English: habitational name from any of various places so called. One in Northumbria is probably from the Old English personal name Æmele + dun ‘hill’; one in County Durham was earlier Elmedene, from Old English elm ‘elm’ + denu ‘valley’. Embleton in Cumbria is probably from the personal name Eanbald + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press