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Albritton Name Meaning

Variant of English Al(l)brighton, a habitational name from either of two places in Shropshire called Albrighton. The place near Shifnal (Albricstone in Domesday Book) was named with the Old English personal name Æ{dh}elbeorh + tun ‘settlement’. The one near Shrewsbury appears in Domesday Book as Etbritone and was named in Old English as ‘Eadbeorht’s settlement’. Albright Hussey in Shropshire is in the parish of Albrighton (having been part of the same manor) and was also formerly known as Albrighton; this too may be a source of the surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gritton, Bratton, Allington, Brinton, Alton, Litton, Brenton, Bitton

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Albritton Family Origin

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Albritton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Albritton family was Keeping House. The most common Albritton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Albritton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Albritton.

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