Colton Family History & Genealogy
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Colton Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Colton may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Colton may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Colton Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Colton come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Colton originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Colton Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Colton were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Colton. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Colton last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Colton vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages across time.
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Colton Family Tree
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- Joanna Wolcott Colton 1668 - 1755
- Abigail Colton Griswold 1685 - 1754
- John Colton 1659 - 1727
- George Colton, Quartermaster 1620 - 1699
- Lt. John Colton 1697 - 1766
- Rebecca Colton 1715 - ?
- John Colton 1729 - 1813
- Deborah Colton 1707 - 1800
- Margaret Pease Colton 1683 - 1775
- Josiah Colton 1685 - 1761