Pinkerton Family History
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Pinkerton Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place near Dunbar, which is from an unexplained first element + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Winterton, Pinkston, Bickerton, Preston, Winton, Pemberton, Overton