Towne Family History
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Towne Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived in a village, as opposed to an outlying farm or hamlet, from Middle English toun (Old English tun, which originally meant ‘fence’ and then ‘enclosure’, although the sense ‘settlement, village’ was already firmly established in the Old English period) .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Towner, Towse, Tong, Stone, Boone, Lown, Twine, Thyne, Trone, Tone