Caton Family History
Caton Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): habitational name from Caton in Lancashire from the Old Norse byname Káti (see Cates ) + tūn. English: from the Middle English female personal name Catun a diminutive of Cat a pet form of Cateline (i.e. Catherine see Catlin ). English: variant of Keeton or Cayton . French: from a pet form of the Old French female personal name Catheline (see Catherine ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press