Burton Family History
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Burton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Turton, Barton, Murton, Buxton, Burston, Bufton, Blurton, Orton