Heaton Family History
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Heaton Name Meaning
English (northern): habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, for example in Lancashire, Northumberland, and West Yorkshire, from Old English heah ‘high’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century, and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press