Meaning and Origin of Vinton - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Vinton

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Town of wine

Family name origins & meanings:

  • 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.