Last name: HITCHEN

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HITCHEN : This last name is indexed 13,754 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HITCHEN : English:: 1: from the personal name Hichun a diminutive of Hich (see Hitch).2: from the Middle English personal name Hich (see Hitch) with the characteristically West Midland genitival suffix -en.3: habitational name from Hitchin (Hertfordshire) from Old English Hiccum the dative plural form of the tribal name Hicce (of uncertain origin but possibly derived from a Celtic river name meaning ‘dry’).

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