Fullerton Family History
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Fullerton Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place so called from Old English fuglere ‘bird-catcher’ (see Fowler) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. There is a place with this spelling in Hampshire, but the surname derives chiefly if not exclusively from Fullarton in Ayrshire, Scotland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press