William Hampton

1354–
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Hampton was born in 1354, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. He married Mrs. William Hampton in 1383, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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William Hampton
1354–
Mrs. William Hampton
1356–
Marriage: 1383
Olivia Hampton
1412–1492

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1383
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(1)

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Hampton, including the cities of Southampton and Northampton (both of which were originally simply Hamtun). These all share the final Old English element tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, but the first is variously hām ‘homestead’, hamm ‘water meadow’, or hēan, weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of hēah ‘high’. This name is also established in Ireland, having first been taken there in the medieval period.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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