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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    8. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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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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