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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English

Meaning & History

Comes from "town (or farmstead) on a hill".
Mostly comes from the counties of Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cheshire in Northern England, UK
Mainly used in Northern England.
It means "high town", "town/farmstead on a hill"
Added 7/29/2009 by 910
Edited 2/13/2016 by Sofia