Roughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Roughton or Wroughton. Roughton, Lincolnshire, the most likely source of the surname according to its present-day distribution, and Roughton, Norfolk, are both named from Old English ruh ‘rough’ or Old Norse rugr ‘rye’ + tun ‘farm’, ‘settlement’. Roughton, Shropshire is named with Old English ruh + tun, and Wroughton, Wiltshire (the least likely source of the surname) from Worf, a Celtic river name meaning ‘winding stream’, + Old English tun.

List of People with Surname Roughton

According to our database, there are a total of 330 people with the surname Roughton. Among these people surnamed Roughton, there are about 138 distinct names, with an average of 2 people who have the same name. Mary Roughton, Robert Roughton and William Roughton are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Roughton, with 10, 10 and 10 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that North Carolina has the largest number of people surnamed Roughton, with a total of 45 people, and there are a total of 41 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Roughton, with a total of 32 people and an average of 24 distinct names.