Parton Family History
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Parton Name Meaning
English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from any of various places called Parton; most are named with Old English peretun ‘pear orchard’ (a compound of pere ‘pear’ + tun ‘enclosure’, with later change of -er- to -ar-, a regular phonetic development in Middle English). There are examples in Gloucestershire, two in Cumbria, and one in Kircudbrightshire, Scotland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Parson, Harton, Payton, Marton, Garton, Barton, Paxton, Panton