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From Old English suþ (south) +‎ tun (town).



Proper noun


Sutton (countable and uncountable, plural Suttons)

  1. Any of a number of places, including:
    1. A suburban town in southern Greater London, England, historically in Surrey (OS grid ref TQ2664).
    2. A London borough of Greater London, which includes the town.
      Meronym: Hackbridge
    3. A village, also known as Sutton-in-the-Isle, in East Cambridgeshire district, Cambridgeshire, England.
    4. A village and civil parish (served by Sutton by Dover Parish Council) in Dover district, Kent, England (OS grid ref TR3349). [1]
    5. A suburb of the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, Merseyside, England; the name Sutton Oak is also used in this area (OS grid ref SJ5393).
    6. A village and civil parish (served by Sutton and Barlavington Parish Council) in Chichester district, West Sussex, England (OS grid ref SU9715). [2]
    7. A northern suburb of Dublin, Ireland, on the isthmus near Howth (Irish grid ref O2539).
    8. The Rural Municipality of Sutton No. 103, a rural municipality in Saskatchewan, Canada.
    9. A town, the county seat of Braxton County, West Virginia, United States.
  2. A habitational surname from Old English.
  3. A unisex given name transferred from the surname

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Sutton is the 341st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 90964 individuals. Sutton is most common among White (72.77%) and Black/African American (21.7%) individuals.