Benton (surname)

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Benton is a surname of Old English or Middle English in origin. According to sources, the name means "town in the bent grass" or "is from the place where the bear grass grows".[1][2] Notable people with the surname include:

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  1. ^ "Benton | meaning of Benton | name Benton". Retrieved 2011-07-11. 
  2. ^ "Benton - Meaning of the boy name Benton at Baby Names Pedia". Retrieved 2011-07-11.