Last name: HALTON

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HALTON : This last name is indexed 22,260 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HALTON : 1: English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from any of several places called Halton in Cheshire Lancashire Yorkshire Northumberland Lincolnshire Shropshire and Buckinghamshire. Halton is usually from Old English h(e)alh ‘nook hollow’ + tūn ‘enclosure settlement’. Halton in Cheshire however is possibly named from an Old English hāthel ‘heathery place’ + tūn and Halton in Northumberland from an Old English hāw ‘look out’ + hyll ‘hill’ + tūn.2: Irish: variant of Holton.

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