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Scranton Surname Origin

(Origin Dutch) From schrantsen, to tear, seize, or break, so named, perhaps, from his warlike propensities.

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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