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Origine of last name

HOUSTON : 1: Scottish: habitational name from the barony of Houston (Renfrewshire) from the genitive case of the personal name <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Hugh">Hugh</a> + Middle English Older Scots ton ‘town village settlement’ (Old English tūn ‘enclosure settlement’). The landlord in question was a certain Hugo de Paduinan who held the place c. 1160. The Scottish surname is also common in Ulster.2: Irish: variant of <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/McCutcheon">McCutcheon</a> from Mac Uisdein or Mac Uistein.

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