First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Wheat town
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name of uncertain origin, possibly from
places in Lancashire and East and West Yorkshire named Weeton, from
Old English wīðig ‘willow’ + tūn ‘settlement’.
- Robert Wheaton came from England to Rehoboth, MA, in about 1636.
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