Claytor Family History
Claytor Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): habitational name from Cleator in Cumbria named from Old English clǣte ‘burdock’ + Old Norse erg ‘hill pasture’. Possibly an Americanized form of North German Klöter a variant of Klüter a humorous nickname for a farmer from Middle Low German klūt(e) ‘clod’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022