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Recorded in several forms including Morten, Morton, Moorton, Mourton, Moreton, Mairtoun, and Mirton, this interesting surname can be either English, Scottish or Irish. In all cases it is a locational surname, and if Scottish it originates from the village of Morton in Dumfriesshire, of from Mryrton (now Morton) in Fife. If English, it is from any of over twenty such places called either Moreton or Morton in the various English counties such as Berkshire, Cheshire, Devonshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire, and all variously recorded in the famous Domesday Book of 1086. If Irish, its antecedents are English, the nameholders being descendants of early settlers...

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Larry Edwards

Hi can you help me? The only information I have is that my part of the Morton family came from Antrim County, around 1773 and they sailed from Port Larne. Thanks

Michael Morton

I would love to know more about the history of MY Morton name. I believe I originated in Scotland because I paid quite a bit of money to have a ring made with the Morton family crest and that’s what they came up with but who knows? I would really be interested in learning more!

Scott James morton

She too travelled from Glasgow to N Brunswick ( St. John ) she was a nurse . My Grandas sister. The family was originally from Tipton Staffordshire, then Motherwell and Glasgow , with links to the steel industry. I know we have family in Alberta too But apparently we were initially from Belgium , moved to Nottingham and were involved in lace and the cotton industry Of particular interest to me as well as family is military service.

Scott James Morton

My Great Aunt has links to St. John Newbrunswick

Clayton Oliver morton

My great grand father sailed from scotlandto New Brunswick and my dad travelled here to vancouver

Jason glen Morton

Im proud of Morton name , an was wondering if we are all related somehow?

William Beck Morton

My part of the clan originated in North East England and Scotland They moved into Northern Ireland during the late 1890 s Where they settled and married and spread throughout the rest of the world. Family names include Morton, Beck, Wilson, Fox and Allingham.

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