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Alderton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of a number of places called Alderton. Those in Suffolk and Shropshire (Alretuna in Domesday Book) are named in Old English as ‘the settlement (Old English tun) by the alders (Old English alor)’. Those in Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and Wiltshire are named as ‘settlement associated with Ealdhere’. The one in Essex contains a different personal name, probably the woman’s name Æ{dh}elwaru. In England, the surname is most common in East Anglia, making the places in Suffolk and Essex the most likely sources.

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


Similar surnames: Allerton, Anderton, Balderston, Leverton, Atherton, Alston, Lorton

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Alderton Family Origin

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Alderton Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Alderton family was Carriage Worker. Farmer, Student and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alderton. The most common Alderton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Alderton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Student

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Carriage Worker

    11%

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Alderton Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Alderton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Alderton in 1946 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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