Last name: CARLTON

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All you have to know about the last name CARLTON

Last name frequency

CARLTON : This last name is indexed 67,687 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CARLTON : 1: English (northern and eastern England): habitational name from any of various places called Carlton (Bedfordshire Cambridgeshire Durham Lincolnshire Leicestershire Nottinghamshire Northamptonshire Suffolk East Yorkshire Yorkshire and North Yorkshire) or Carleton (Cumberland Lancashire Norfolk Yorkshire). All come from Old Norse karl ‘common man peasant’ + Old English tūn ‘settlement’ (compare Charlton). Places spelled Carl(e)ton (as opposed to Charlton) are in areas of Scandinavian settlement mostly in northern England.2: Irish (Antrim): variant of Carleton 2.

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