Netherton Family History
Netherton Name Meaning
English (Cornwall and Devon): habitational name from one or more of the many minor places called Netherton in Devon (the placename occurs in the parishes of Berry Pomeroy Buckland Monachorum Combe Martin Farway Haccombe Hartland Sherford and Staverton) or from one or more of the other places in England called Netherton found in Worcestershire Northumberland Lancashire and Yorkshire. All of these placenames derive from Middle English nether ‘lower’ + toun ‘settlement’ (Old English neothera tūn).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022