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Hatton Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from any of the various places named Hatton, from Old English h?ð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ (see Heath) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Examples of the place name are found in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, West London, Shropshire, Staffordshire, and Warwickshire. French: from the Old French oblique case of the Germanic personal name Hado, Hatto, a short form of various compound names beginning with hadu ‘strife’. Irish (Ulster) and Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chatáin (Irish), Mac Gille Chatain (Scottish) (see McHatton). Scottish: habitational name, perhaps in part of English origin (see 1), but perhaps also from a Scottish place name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Halton, Tatton, Watton, Catton, Harton, Hayton, Dalton, Haston

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Hatton Family Origin

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Hatton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hatton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hatton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hatton. A less common occupation for the Hatton family was Farm Laborer.

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