Last name: STRATTON

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STRATTON : This last name is indexed 104,728 times on Geneanet!

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STRATTON : 1: English and Scottish: habitational name from any of several places called Stratton or Stretton almost all named with Old English strǣt ‘paved road Roman road’ + tūn ‘enclosure settlement’. Stratton in Cornwall which may also be a partial source of the surname probably has as its first element Cornish stras ‘valley’.2: English: variant of Sturton a habitational name from Sturton le Steeple (Nottinghamshire) Great Sturton (Lincolnshire) Sturton by Stow (Lincolnshire) or possibly Sturton (Northumberland) all of which placenames share the same etymology and early spellings as 1 above.3: Scottish: habitational name from Straiton (Ayrshire) Straiton in Liberton (Midlothian) or South Straiton in Logie (Fife) all named with Old English strǣt ‘street Roman road’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

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