Aiton Family History
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Aiton Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Ayton in Berwickshire, ‘the settlement on the Eye river’. English: habitational name from a group of places in North Yorkshire called Ayton, from Old English ea ‘river’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘estate’, or from Eyton in Shropshire, named with Old English eg ‘island’ + tun ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press