English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Hayton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Hayton and Mealo

Historical Forms

  • Hayton 1278 Ch
  • in Allerdale 1419 Pat
  • Heyton' 1292 Ass
  • Haiton 1318 Ipm

Etymology

'Hay tūn,' v. Hayton supra 88. Cf. PN Nt 32.