The surname Curton was first found in Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of
as Chiefs of their race. Irish history was greatly influenced by the
of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Kerry and
. Traditionally they are descended from the O'Connor and from the 3rd son of Fergus Mor, King of
, who was ancestor of the Clann Cruitin.
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of this family name include: Curtain, Crutin, Curtayne, McCruttin, McCurtain, McCurtaine, O'Curtain, O'Curtaine and many more.