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Anderton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Cheshire and Lancashire, named with the personal name Eanred (Old English) or Eindri{dh}i (Old Norse) + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Alderton, Atherton, Anderson, Edgerton, Winterton, Allerton, Enderson

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Anderton Family Origin

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Anderton Family Occupations

What did your Anderton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, School, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anderton. The most common Anderton occupation in Canada was School. 40% of Anderton's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Anderton family was Brewer.

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  • School

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Brewer

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Anderton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Anderton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Anderton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anderton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Anderton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Anderton. For the veterans among your Anderton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Anderton Life Expectancy

What is the average Anderton lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Anderton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Anderton in 1955 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Anderton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Anderton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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