Last name: MANTON

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MANTON : This last name is indexed 23,952 times on Geneanet!

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MANTON : 1: English: habitational name from Manton (Rutland) or Manton (Lincolnshire) or possibly from Manton in Worksop (Nottinghamshire) or Manton in Preshute (Wiltshire). The Rutland and Nottinghamshire placenames probably derive from the Old English personal name Manna + Old English tūn ‘farmstead estate’. The Lincolnshire placename is recorded as Malmetune in the 12th century and derives from Old English malm ‘sand sandy soil’ + tūn. The Wiltshire placename is recorded as Maninton in 1249 and derives from the Old English personal name Manna + Old English connective -ing- + tūn.2: Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Manntáin ‘descendant of Manntán’ a personal name derived from a diminutive of manntach ‘toothless’.

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