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Origin and popularity of the name PARTON

Origin

Parton : English (mainly West Midlands): habitational name from any of various places called Parton; most are named with Old English peretūn ‘pear orchard’ (a compound of pere ‘pear’ + tūn ‘enclosure’ with later change of -er- to -ar- a regular phonetic development in Middle English). There are examples in Gloucestershire two in Cumbria and one in Kircudbrightshire Scotland.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 7,809 individuals with the name PARTON on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name PARTON

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