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Throckmorton Surname Origin

A corruption of At Rock-moor-town, 'a town on a rock in a moor,' in the vale of Evesham, Fladbury, Warwickshire, England, whence the name was derived.

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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