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BITON - Name Meaning & Origin

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BITON Surname Meaning & Origin:

1) A "maker of buttons," derived from the Old French boton, which means button. 2) From the village of Bitton in Gloucestershire, England. The place takes its name from the Boyd river, a Celtic river name + Old English tûn, meaning "settlement or farmstead."

Surname Origin:

Jewish, English

Alternate Surname Spellings:

BITTON, BETON, BETTON

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Menk, Lars. A Dictionary of German Jewish Surnames. Avotaynu, 2005.

Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia. Avotaynu, 2004.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Hanks, Patrick. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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