Last name: HOUSTON

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All you have to know about the last name HOUSTON

Last name frequency

HOUSTON : This last name is indexed 139,180 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HOUSTON : 1: Scottish: habitational name from the barony of Houston (Renfrewshire) from the genitive case of the personal name Hugh + 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 McCutcheon from Mac Uisdein or Mac Uistein.

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