Gaultney Family History
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Gaultney Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Gaultney in Rushton, Northamptonshire, probably so named from Old Norse goltr ‘boar’ + Old Danish klint ‘steep cliff or bank’ with the later addition of Middle English heye ‘enclosure’. The surname is not found in the U.K. In the U.S., it is concentrated in GA. Compare Gautney.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gautney, Gault, Courtney, Galley, Maultsby, Gulley, Putney, Gailey