Dutton Surname Origin
A village in Cheshire, England, and may have several derivations. Dut-ton, i. e., Dutch-town. Duton, from Du, Cornish British, side, and ton, the same as dun, a hill, that is, the side of the hill; or Du-ton, the two hills, from Du, two, and ton, a hill. Dhu-ton, Gaelic and Welsh, the black hill.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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