Country Stars: Dolly

Dolly

Name origin: Latin

Name meaning: Lady of sorrows

Parton

Name origin: English (chiefly West Midlands)

Name meaning: habitational name from any of various places called Parton; most are named with Old English peretūn ‘pear orchard’ (a compound of pere ‘pear’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, with later change of -er- to -ar-, a regular phonetic development in Middle English). There are examples in Gloucestershire, two in Cumbria, and one in Kircudbrightshire, Scotland.