Morton Family History
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Morton Name Meaning
English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places called Mor(e)ton, named in Old English as ‘settlement (tun) by or on a marsh or moor (mor)’. Swedish: variant of Martin. French: contracted form of Moreton 2. Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames or of various other non-English names bearing some kind of similarity to it.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Murton, Norton, Horton, Marton, Merton, Orton, Forton, Lorton, Worton