CHAYTOR NAME IN
FAMILY NAMES OF THE ISLAND
CATER, CHAYTER, CHAYTOR, surnames of England, from Old French
(a)catour Ė buyer of provisions for a large household, caterer.† Or from the English place name Cator (Devon).† See CHEATER from which some Chaytorís in Newfoundland changed their name.† (Reaney, Cottle).
Michael Chaytor, carpenter ? of St. Johnís, 1814 (CO 194.55)
James Chater, of Greenspond, 1829 (DPHW 76)
Cator, at Grand Falls
Chayter, at Botwood
Chaytor, scattered, especially at Flat Island (Bonavista Bay)(Electors 1955),
St. Johnís and Chamberlains.