Meaning and Origin of Wheaton - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Wheaton

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Wheat town

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name of uncertain origin, possibly from places in Lancashire and East and West Yorkshire named Weeton, from Old English wīðig ‘willow’ + tūn ‘settlement’.
  • Robert Wheaton came from England to Rehoboth, MA, in about 1636.