Bitton Family History
Bitton Name Meaning
Jewish (Sephardic): from the medieval male personal name Viton from the Romance root vita ‘life’. English: topographic name perhaps from Middle English bittem a phonological variant of botme ‘bottom’; compare Bottom . Alternatively a habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Bitton. The place takes its name from the Boyd river a Celtic river name of uncertain origin + Old English tūn ‘settlement farmstead’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press