Litton Family History
Litton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Litton (Derbyshire Dorset Somerset and Yorkshire) Leyton (Essex) or perhaps Liddaton Green in Bentor or Leddon in Welcombe (both Devon). The Derbyshire and Yorkshire placenames probably derive from Old English hlith ‘slope’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. The Devon Dorset and Somerset places take their names from rivers named with Old English hlȳde ‘the loud one noisy stream’ + Old English tūn. The Essex place takes its name from the river Lea (of uncertain origin) + Old English tūn.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022