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Linton Surname Origin

(Locality). From Lin, a lake or pool, and ton, a town. A parish in Roxburgshire, Scotland.

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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'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson

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