Meaning and Origin of Horton - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Horton

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Garden
  • Old English : Gray settlement

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from any of the various places so called. The majority, with examples in at least fourteen counties, are named from Old English horh ‘mud’, ‘slime’ or horn ‘dirt’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in southern Gloucestershire, however, is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + dūn ‘hill’.