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Meaning and Origin of: Vinton

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Town of wine

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : unexplained; possibly a variant of Fenton.
  • John Vinton was a resident of Lynn, MA, as early as 1648. He had numerous prominent descendants, including Samuel Finley Vinton, who was born in South Hadley, MA, in 1792, and became on OH congressman.