Hewitt Family History
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Hewitt Name Meaning
English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name Huet, a diminutive of Hugh. See also Hew. The surname has also long been established in Ireland. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hiewet, a derivative of heawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hewlett, Witt, Ledwith, Jewett, Heid, Howitt, Geist, Heit, Nevitt