Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Troton comes from when the family lived in Troughton, a small estate in the county of Lancashire. It is now known as Troughton Hall. The surname is derived from the Old English elements trog, which means trough or hollow, and tun, which means enclosure or settlement. The surname as a whole means "settlement in the valley."
Early Origins of the Troton family
Buckinghamshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times. The family were Lords of the Manor of Great Lindford from about the 14th century. In the 17th century the main stem of the family name branched north to Lancashire where they acquired Leach Hall on the lands of Overton.
Early History of the Troton family
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Troton Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Troton has appeared include Troughton, Trowton, Troton, Trawton, Troeton and many more.
Early Notables of the Troton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Troton family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Troton arrived in North America very early:
Troton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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