Linton Name Meaning & Origin
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A British surname originally derived from place name, Linton has been used as a given name for males since the 19th century.
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Dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson (1952- )
Professional basketball player Linton Johnson III (1980- )
Writer, illustrator, and cartoonist John Linton Roberson (1969- )
Translator Linton Lomas Barrett (1904-72)
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Linton is the surname of a family in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. It is also the given name of a character (Linton Heathcliff) in the same work.