Gorten Surname Origin
(Origin Gaelic) Locality. From Gairtean, a garden, a small piece of arable land enclosed. Gortan, signifies a hungry, stingy, penurious fellow.
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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