Deighton Family History
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Deighton Name Meaning
English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places in Yorkshire named Deighton, from Old English dic ‘ditch’, ‘dike’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’. See also Ditton.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Heighton, Leighton, Brighton, Knighton, Ditton, Creighton, Doughton