Meaning and Origin of: Heaton

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : High ground

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English (northern) : habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, for example in Lancashire, Northumberland, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hēah ‘high’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century, and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.