Singleton Family History
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Singleton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Sussex. The former seems from the present-day distribution of the surname to be the major source, and is named from Old English scingel ‘shingle(s)’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter gets its name from Old English sengel ‘burnt clearing’ + tun.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press