Name: Merton

Origin and Meaning of the Name Merton

  • Meaning:
    Settlement by the lake
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MER ton)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Merton)
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Miscellaneous Info for Merton

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Transferred use of the surname, in origin a place name from any of the several places named in Old English as 'mere tun': settlement by the lake.

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