Cayton Family History
Cayton Name Meaning
English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): in Yorkshire a habitational name from either of two places in North Yorkshire called Cayton near Scarborough and in South Stainley; both are named from the Old English personal name Cǣga + Old English tūn ‘farmstead settlement’. In Lancashire the name is a variant of Caton .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022