Meaning and Origin of Litton - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Litton

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Hillside town

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from any of the places so called, as for example Litton Cheney in Dorset (named from Old English hl̄de ‘torrent’ (from hlūd ‘loud’, ‘roaring’) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’), or Litton in Somerset (from Old English hlid ‘slope’ or ‘gate’ + tūn), Derbyshire and North Yorkshire (both probably from Old English hlīð ‘slope’ + tūn).