Harton Family History
Harton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places so called in County Durham and North Yorkshire, and possibly also from the one in Shropshire. The first was named in Old English with heorot ‘stag’, ‘hart’ + dun ‘hill’; the second with hær ‘rock’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. Irish: variant spelling of Hartin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press