Last name: ALLERTON

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All you have to know about the last name ALLERTON

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ALLERTON : This last name is indexed 37,837 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ALLERTON : English:: 1: habitational name from any of several places so called. Allerton on Merseyside Chapel Allerton in Yorkshire and others in Yorkshire were named in Old English as alra tūn ‘settlement by the alders’. One in Somerset (Alwarditone in Domesday Book) is ‘Ælfweard's settlement’; one in Yorkshire (Allerton Mauleverer Alvertone in Domesday Book) is ‘Ælfhere's settlement’.2: (Suffolk): probably a variant of Alderton.

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