Meaning and Origin of: Stratton

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : Home-loving

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from any of various places, in Bedfordshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, and Wiltshire, so named from Old English strǣt ‘paved highway’, ‘Roman road’ (see Street) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. A place of the same name in Cornwall, which may also be a partial source of the surname, probably has as its first element Cornish stras ‘valley’.