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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. TUR-tən  [key]
Other Forms FormsTreeton, Treton, Thor, Thore, Thorn, Thurton, Torton, Turtan, Tourton, Tortun, Turtoń, Turtun, Tortan, Tirton, Tirtan, Turtum, Thorsen, Thorson

Meaning & History

From Turton, an historical area in Lancashire, England (now part of Greater Manchester); it was originally a township in the former civil parish of Bolton le Moors. It is derived from the Old Norse given name Þórr (see Thor) and Old English tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town".
Added 12/5/2022 by General9696
Edited 12/5/2022 by General9696