Horton Family History
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Horton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. The majority, with examples in at least fourteen counties, are named from Old English horh ‘mud’, ‘slime’ or horn ‘dirt’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in southern Gloucestershire, however, is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + dun ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Harton, Holton, Orton, Lorton, Worton, Gorton, Hopton, Norton, Morton