Hetherington Family History
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Hetherington Name Meaning
English (northern border counties): habitational name from a place so named in Northumberland, possibly from Old English heahdeor ‘stag’, ‘deer’ or h?ddre ‘heather’ + -ing ‘characterized by’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 16th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wetherington, Witherington, Titterington, Henington, Netherton