Marton Family History
Marton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places so called principally in Lincolnshire Warwickshire and North Yorkshire named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). Compare Martin Hungarian (Márton): from the personal name Márton (see Martin ). This surname is also found in Romania; see also 3 below. Slovak Croatian Serbian and Slovenian: from the Hungarian personal name Márton ‘Martin’ or an adaptation of the Hungarian surname Márton (see 2 above). Slovak (Martoň): from a pet form of the personal name Martin .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022