Gritton Family History
Gritton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places named Gretton. One in Northamptonshire is named from Old English greot ‘gravel’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Gretton in Shropshire is named from Old English greoten ‘gravelly’ + tun, while Gretton, Gloucestershire, is ‘farmstead (tun) near Greet (Old English greote ‘gravelly place’)’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press