Overton Family History
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Overton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are named from Old English uferra ‘upper’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; others have Old English ofer ‘riverbank’ or ofer ‘slope’ as the first element.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Everton, Orton, Leverton, Merton, Wolverton, Brenton, Vernon, Girton