Meaning and Origin of: Trevithick

Family name origins & meanings

  • Cornish : habitational name from any of various places, in the parishes of St. Columb Major, St. Columb Minor, Perranzabuloe, and St Ewe, so named from Cornish tre ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’ + various personal names; in the case of the last-mentioned place, the second element may be a lenited form of methek ‘doctor’.