Last name: FELTON

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FELTON : This last name is indexed 78,172 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FELTON : English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most of them including those in Herefordshire Shropshire and Somerset (Winford) are named from Old English feld ‘pasture open country’ + tūn ‘enclosure settlement’. Another place of the same name in Somerset also known as Whitchurch has as its first element Old English filethe ‘hay’. Felton Hill in Northumberland is named with the Old English personal name Fygla (a derivative of fugol ‘bird’; compare Fowle).

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