Pointon Family History
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Pointon Name Meaning
English (Midlands): habitational name from Pointon in Lincolnshire, Poynton in Cheshire, or Poynton Green in Shropshire. The first is named from Old English Pohhingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Pohha’, a byname apparently meaning ‘bag’; the others have as the first element the Old English personal names Pofa and Peofa respectively.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Painton, Winton, Ponton, Brinton, Hinton, Clinton, Linton, Quinton