Name: Drayton

Origin and Meaning of the Name Drayton

  • Meaning:
    Drag or sledge town
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  • Pronunciation:
    (DRAY ton)
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    Itself (Drayton)
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Miscellaneous Info for Drayton

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    English speaking countries
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    This is a habitation surname of English origin that is based on the Old English word "droeg" whic meand drag , portage or sledge. This name was given in hommage to the drags or sledges, which were places where boats were dragged across land or loads had to be pulled uphill on sledges across wet ground. Drayton was normally such a settlement where this type of occurance took place.

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