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old english (anglo-saxon)
feld tūn

This is a surname and given name, of Anglo-Saxon origin. It is a locational name from any of the various places so called in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset (near Winford), deriving from the Old English pre 7th Century "feld" (Middle English: “field, feeld”), meaning “pasture, open country, open or cultivated land” plus "tūn", meaning “enclosure or settlement, village, town”. Another place called Felton in Somerset has as its first element the Old English pre 7th Century "filiethe", meaning “hay while Felton Hill” in Northumberland has as its first element the Old English pre 7th Century personal name "Fygla" (a derivative of "fugol", meaning bird).

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