When Katherine Fitton was born in 1534, in Gawsworth, Cheshire, England, her father, Sir Edward Fitton, was 34 and her mother, Mary Harbottle, was 27. She married John Mere about 1546, in Mere, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1585, in Mere, Cheshire, England, at the age of 51, and was buried in Madeley, Staffordshire, England.
English (mainly Lancashire):
from Middle English fiton, fittin ‘lie, falsehood’, for a lier or cheat.
possibly a habitational name from Fitton Hall in Leverington, Cambridgeshire, named in Anglo-Scandinavian as ‘settlement by the meadow-land’, from Old English tūn + Old Norse fit, a term denoting grassland on the bank of a river.