Hinton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, which split more or less evenly into two groups with different etymologies. One set (with examples in Berkshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire) is named from the Old English weak dative hean (originally used after a preposition and article) of heah ‘high’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The other (with examples in Cambridgeshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Suffolk, and Wiltshire) has Old English hiwan ‘household’, ‘monastery’. Compare Hine as the first element.

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List of People with Surname Hinton

As far as we found, there are a total of 11,166 people with the surname Hinton. Among these people surnamed Hinton, there are around 1,541 different names, with an average of 7 people sharing the same name. Terry Hinton, Michelle Hinton and Sarah Hinton are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Hinton, with 46, 45 and 45 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that North Carolina has the greatest number of people surnamed Hinton, with a total of 1,045 people, and there are a total of 602 different names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hinton, with a total of 809 people and an average of 512 different names.