Marton Family History
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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’ + tun ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tun ‘settlement’). Compare Martin 2. Hungarian (Márton): from the Hungarian personal name Márton (see Martin 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Martin, Merton, Harton, Manton, Murton, Barton, Morton, Marston