Harston Family History
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Harston Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places so called in Cambridgeshire and Leicestershire, or from Harleston in Suffolk or Harlestone in Northamptonshire. The first was named in Old English possibly with an unattested personal name Herel + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from har ‘gray’ (or possibly ‘boundary’) + stan ‘stone’. The two last were both named with the Old English personal name Heoruwulf (or Herewulf) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hurston, Harton, Easton, Marston, Haston, Thurston, Marton, Tarlton