Last name origin & meaning:
French (Béthune) and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Béthune in Pas-de-Calais, Picardy, France,
recorded in the 8th century in the Latin form Bitunia, probably
an adjective (with villa understood) derived from the oblique
form of a Germanic personal name Betto, a hypocoristic
formation. Compare Bettencourt, Beaton.
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