Aston Family History
Aston Name Meaning
English:: from the Middle English personal name Ad(e)stan which is usually from Old English Æthelstān (see Alston ). It may also be from the much rarer Old English name Ēadstān. habitational name from any of several places in England called Aston. Most were named with Old English ēast ‘east’ + tūn ‘settlement’. In a few cases the first element is æsc ‘ash tree’. topographic name from Middle English atte stone ‘(dweller) by the stone’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press