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The temptation with this surname is to describe it as Olde English locational from one of the several places whose original spelling was "Lea-tun", the village on the Lea River. The modern town of Luton in Bedfordshire derives from this source being first recorded in the Anglo Saxon Chronicles of 792 a.d. as "Lygetun". There can be little doubt that many nameholders whether spelt Luton, Luten, Lewton or even Lutton, do derive from these locational sources in Devon, Northants and Lincoln. However in the early 17th century, several French Huguenot families (Protestant refugees) called "Lutun", although the spelling form in England was originally "Luton", were recorded, and some modern nameholders will derive from these unfortunate people.

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