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.

Hatton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Hatton

Historical Forms

  • Hatun(e) 1086 DB
  • Hettonam Hy2 HarlCh
  • Hethon 1324 Orig
  • Hattana (sic) Hy2 Danelaw
  • Hatton(e) c.1200 Darley 1230 FF 1230 Tutbury Hy3 WollCh 1275 RH 1281 FF
  • Heytton 1251 Ch

Etymology

'Heath farm', v. hǣð , tūn ; cf. Hattone Hethe 1337DuLa .