Shenton Family History
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Shenton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, originally named as the settlement (Old English tun) on the river Sence. This river name is a Normanized form of Old English Scenc ‘drinking-cup’, referring to its abundance of potable water.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Henton, Shelton, Seaton, Kenton, Hunton, Stenson, Shotton, Benton