Hatton Family History
Hatton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places called Hatton (Cheshire Derbyshire Lincolnshire Middlesex Shropshire Staffordshire Warwickshire) Hatton Hall (Cheshire) or Cold and High Hatton (Shropshire). The placenames derive from Old English hǣth ‘heath heather’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. Compare Heath . English: variant of Atton with prosthetic H- a topographic name from Middle English atte toun ‘(dweller) at the settlement’ (Old English æt thǣm tūn(e)). Compare Towne . Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chatáin a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of (Saint) Catan’; see McHatton . French: from the Old French oblique case of the ancient Germanic personal name Hado Hatto a short form of various compound names beginning with hadu ‘strife’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022