Last name: BENTON

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BENTON : This last name is indexed 113,545 times on Geneanet!

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BENTON : English:: 1: habitational name from any of numerous places so called especially Benton Green in Berkswell Warwickshire Bentons in Suffolk and Little Benton and Longbenton in Northumberland. The places are named with Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular) or beonet ‘bent grass’ + tūn ‘enclosure settlement’.2: in Yorkshire and possibly also Staffordshire a variant of Bentham.

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