Last name: HEATON

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All you have to know about the last name HEATON

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HEATON : This last name is indexed 119,561 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HEATON : English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hēah ‘high’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’: Heaton (Yorkshire Northumberland); Heaton Norris Heaton under Horwich Heaton with Oxcliffe Great Heaton Little Heaton (all Lancashire); Capheaton Kirkheaton (Northumberland); Cleckheaton Hanging Heaton Kirkheaton (Yorkshire). This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.

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