Mitton Family History
Mitton Name Meaning
topographic name for someone who lived in the center of a village, from Middle English midde ‘mid’ + toun ‘village’, ‘town’. habitational name from places in Lancashire, Worcestershire, and West Yorkshire, so named in Old English as ‘farmstead at a river confluence’, from (ge)m¯ðe ‘river confluence’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press