Last name: EXTON

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EXTON : This last name is indexed 13,664 times on Geneanet!

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EXTON : English: habitational name from any of several places called Exton (Devon Somerset Rutland and Hampshire). The first and second derive their name from the Celtic river name Exe while the place in Hampshire recorded in 940 as East Seaxnatune comes from Old English Ēastseaxe ‘East Saxons’. The Rutland placename is derived from Old English oxa ‘oxen’. In each case the final element is Old English tūn ‘settlement enclosure’.

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