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The Guiton name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the area of Cheshire that was referred to as the hill of Gaega, Gaega being an Anglo-Saxon personal name. Guiton is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree.

Guiton Early Origins



The surname Guiton was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Guiton Spelling Variations


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Guiton Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Guiton has undergone many spelling variations, including Gayton, Gaydon, Gaytun, Gaton and others.

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Guiton Early History


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Guiton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guiton research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1200 are included under the topic Early Guiton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guiton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guiton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Guiton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Guiton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Guiton, English convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on September 3rd, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guiton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guiton (post 1700)



  • Bertha Guiton, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940
  • Marie Adrien François Guiton, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Guiton Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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The Guiton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guiton Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 20 January 2016 at 10:42.

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