Whealton Family History
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Whealton Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Wheelton, an English habitational name from Wheelton in Lancashire or possibly Whilton in Northamptonshire, both named with Old English hweol ‘wheel’ (perhaps indicating a waterwheel or similar feature) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The spelling Whealton does not appear in current English records.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press