Murton Family History
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Murton Name Meaning
Northern English: habitational name from any of various places, in Cumbria, County Durham, North Yorkshire, and elsewhere, all named in Old English as ‘settlement or enclosure at the marsh or moor’, from mor ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘moor’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Morton, Marton, Muston, Turton, Merton, Burton, Moulton, Ruston