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.
Early Origins of the Guiton family
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.
Early History of the Guiton family
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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.
Early Notables of the Guiton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Guiton family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Guiton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Guiton (post 1700)
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