eaton M

*AHWō > ēA TŪN

this name derives from a locational surname, from any one of the numerous places called eaton found in most of the midland and north-midland counties of england. this name is composed of two elements: from the old english “ēa” (running water, water, stream, river), from the proto-germanic “*ahwō” (waters, river) plus from the old english “tŪn” (enclosure, settlement).

eaton M English