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Origine of last name

SINGLETON : English (Lancashire and West Yorkshire):: 1: habitational name from Singleton (Lancashire) probably from Old English scingol ‘shingle wooden roof tile’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. Bearers of this surname are said to be descended from Ughtred de Sinleton holder of lands in Amounderness wapentake (Lancashire) c. 1160–90. This name was first recorded in Ireland in 1308 and firmly established in Louth and Monaghan during the 17th century.2: habitational name from Singleton (Sussex) probably from Old English sængel sengel ‘bundle tuft’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

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