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Origin and popularity of the name EATON

Origin

Eaton : English: habitational name from any of various places called Eaton or Eton such as Eaton Socon (Bedfordshire) Eaton (Cheshire) or Eton (Buckinghamshire) named from either Old English ēa ‘river’ or ēg ‘island low-lying land’ + tūn ‘enclosure settlement’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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    Variants of name EATON

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