When Clyde B Norton was born on 27 January 1920, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Charley "Bud" Norton, was 21 and his mother, Ressie M. Nichols, was 22. He lived in Shaws Township, Aiken, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Wagener Township, Oconee, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 7 March 1981, in Cobb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.
English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English north ‘north’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. In some cases it is a variant of Norrington .
Irish: altered form of Naughton , assimilated to the English name (see 1 above).
Jewish (American): adoption of the English surname (see 1 above) in place of some similar (like-sounding) original Ashkenazic surname.