Last name: HAUGHTON

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HAUGHTON : This last name is indexed 32,321 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HAUGHTON : 1: English: habitational name from Haughton (Cheshire Lancashire Northumberland Shropshire Staffordshire) or Haughton le Skerne (Durham). The placenames derive from Old English halh ‘nook corner of land’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. Compare Houghton.2: Irish: adopted for Ó hEacháin ‘descendant of Eachán’ a pet form of the personal name Eachaidh (see Hoey).3: Irish: adopted for Ó hEachtair ‘descendant of Eachtair’ a personal name of uncertain origin. Compare Hoctor.

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