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Henton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so called, probably either the one in Oxfordshire, which is named from Old English hean, the weak dative case of heah ‘high’ (originally used after a preposition and article), + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, or the one in Somerset, which is from Old English henn ‘hen’ (perhaps a byname) + tun. The surname, however, is now most common in Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire, and could be a variant of Hinton.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hinton, Kenton, Hunton, Hendon, Heaton, Shenton, Fenton, Lenton

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Henton Family Origin

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Henton Family Occupations

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  • Dry Goods Clerk

    100%

In 1881, the most common Henton occupation in Canada was Dry Goods Clerk. 100% of Henton's were Dry Goods Clerks.

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