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Boughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named. Those in Cambridgeshire (formerly Huntingdonshire), Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, and Nottinghamshire are named from the Old English byname Bucca (see Buck 1) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; those in Cheshire and Kent are named with Old English boc ‘beech’ + tun.

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


Similar surnames: Roughton, Houghton, Broughton, Oughton, Doughton, Haughton, Laughton

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Boughton Family Origin

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Boughton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Pump Maker

    33%
  • Mason

    17%
  • Stone Mason

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boughton family was Stone Mason. The most common Boughton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Boughton's were Farmers. Farmer, Pump Maker and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boughton.

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Boughton Life Expectancy

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