Albritton Family History

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Albritton Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Albritton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Albritton in 1946 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

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