Hathaway Name Meaning

English (mainly central southern England and South Wales): topographic name for someone who lived by a path across a heath, from Middle English hathe ‘heath’ + weye ‘way’. from an (apparently rare) Old English female personal name, Heaðuwig, composed of the elements heaðu ‘strife’, ‘contention’ + wig ‘war’.

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List of People with Surname Hathaway

According to our database, there are a total of 8,013 people with the surname Hathaway. Among these people surnamed Hathaway, there are about 913 distinct names, with an average of 8 people who have the same name. James Hathaway, John Hathaway and Michael Hathaway are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Hathaway, with 167, 162 and 140 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Hathaway, with a total of 702 people, and there are a total of 360 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hathaway, with a total of 489 people and an average of 279 distinct names.