Last name: STAINTON

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All you have to know about the last name STAINTON

Last name frequency

STAINTON : This last name is indexed 16,734 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STAINTON : English (Lincolnshire and northern England): habitational name from any of various places called Stainton including Stainton by Langworth Market Stainton and Stainton le Vale (all Lincolnshire) Stainton Dale (North Yorkshire) and Stainton (Cumberland Durham Lincolnshire Lancashire Westmorland Yorkshire and North Yorkshire). The placenames derive either from Old Norse steinn ‘stone rock’ or from Old English stān ‘stone rock’ later replaced by Old Norse steinn + Old English tūn. The name was probably sometimes confused with or absorbed by Stanton.

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