Last name: SEATON

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SEATON : This last name is indexed 61,690 times on Geneanet!

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SEATON : 1: English: habitational name from any of various places called Seaton such as those in Cumberland Devon Durham Leicestershire Northumberland Rutland East Yorkshire and North Yorkshire most of which derive from Old English sǣ ‘sea lake’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’ though the Leicestershire placename probably arises from an Old English personal name Sǣga or a stream-name Sǣge (from Old English sǣge ‘slow moving’; compare Seabrook) + Old English tūn.2: Scottish: habitational name from Seton (East Lothian) from Old English sǣ ‘sea’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

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