Drayton Name Meaning & Origin

Drayton

Pronunciation: DRAY-tən (key)

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This is a habitational surname of English origin that is based on the Old English word "droeg" which means drag , portage or sledge. This name was given in homage to the drags or sledges, which were places where boats were dragged across land or loads had to be pulled uphill on sledges across wet ground. Drayton was normally such a settlement where this type of occurrence took place.

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