Last name: STOCKTON

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All you have to know about the last name STOCKTON

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STOCKTON : This last name is indexed 69,043 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STOCKTON : English: habitational name from any of various places called Stockton (Cheshire Herefordshire Norfolk Shropshire Wiltshire Warwickshire Yorkshire) Stockton Heath (Cheshire) Stockton on Tees (Durham) Stockton on Teme (Worcestershire) Stockton on the Forest (North Yorkshire) Great Staughton (Huntingdonshire) Little Staughton (Bedfordshire) or Stoughton (Leicestershire Surrey Sussex). The placenames derive from Old English stoc ‘place secondary settlement’ or stocc ‘tree trunk stump’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. Compare Stoughton.

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