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


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Sutton (countable and uncountable, plural Suttons)

  1. Any of a number of places, including:
    1. A town in south London.
    2. A London borough of Greater London.
    3. A village, also known as Sutton-in-the-Isle, in East Cambridgeshire district, Cambridgeshire, England.
    4. 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).
    5. A village and civil parish (served by Sutton and Barlavington Parish Council) in Chichester district, West Sussex, England (OS grid ref SU9715).
    6. A town, the county seat of Braxton County, West Virginia, United States.
  2. A habitational surname, from Old English​.


  • 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.

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