Hitchen Family History
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Hitchen Name Meaning
from a pet form of Hitch. in parts of the West Midlands this may have been a patronymic from Hitch, from an old genitive ending. habitational name from Hitchin in Hertfordshire, which is derived from the dative plural of the old tribal name Hicce, which itself may be derived from a Celtic river name meaning ‘dry’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press