Merton
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
MUR-tən
Meaning
From a settlement near a lake
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Merton is an Old English locational name and means 'lakeside settlement'. It is comes from the Old English words 'mere', which means 'lake', and 'tun', which means 'settlement'.

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