Hunton Family History
Hunton Name Meaning
English: habitational name either from Hunton (North Yorkshire) or from Hunton (Hampshire). The Yorkshire placename derives from the Old English personal name Hūna + Old English tūn ‘farmstead estate’ while the Hampshire placename comes from Old English hund ‘hound’ (genitive plural hunda) + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. There is another place called Hunton in Kent but it is unknown if it produced a surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022