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Origin and popularity of the name MORETON


Moreton : 1: English (West Midlands): variant of Morton 1.2: Spanish (Moretón): nickname from moretón ‘brown tanned’ (of skin).3: French: nickname from a double diminutive of More 2 ‘Moor’. Compare Moret.


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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