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Orten Early Origins



The surname Orten was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times as Lords of the manor of Orton, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Orten Spelling Variations


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Orten Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ortun, Orton, Ortone and others.

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Orten Early History


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Orten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orten research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1224 and 1550 are included under the topic Early Orten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orten Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Orten Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Orton who settled in Virginia in 1654; Mr. Orton settled in Georgia in 1741; Thomas Orton landed in America in 1763; William Orton settled in Maryland in 1772.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Orten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Orten (post 1700)



  • Betty Orten, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1972

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Orten Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    2. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    5. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
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    The Orten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orten Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 October 2015 at 09:34.

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