Last name: NAUGHTON

Welcome at Geneanet!

Welcome at Geneanet!

With Geneanet, find your ancestors from home, create your family tree for free, and explore and share your family history. Genealogy has never been easier, thanks to our database of 9 billion individuals, and our community of enthusiasts.

All you have to know about the last name NAUGHTON

Last name frequency

NAUGHTON : This last name is indexed 33,861 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

NAUGHTON : 1: Irish (Galways and Limerick): from Ó Neachtain ‘descendant of Neachtan’ a personal name which may derive from the word necht meaning ‘clean pure’.2: Irish and Scottish: shortened form of McNaughton from Mac Neachtain.3: Scottish: from Naughton in Fife which is recorded as Hadnachten in the 12th century and Athnathan in the 13th century. The placename derives from Scottish Gaelic áth ‘ford’ + the personal name Nechtan.

Learn more

Variants of last name

The spelling of names may have changed over the centuries. Knowing these names variants will help you build your family tree.

Search a name

Discover your ancestors and build your family tree step by step through billions of data included in our members' family trees and through civil records.

Most popular first names

Most indexed countries

Available collections for this name