Minto Family History
Minto Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place in Roxburghshire originally named with British minit ‘mountain hill’ (cognate with Welsh mynydd ‘hill’) with the later addition of Middle English hoe ‘promontory hill spur’ after the original meaning of the first element had been forgotten. The name is also found in northeastern England.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press