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Brotherton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Brotherton, in North Yorkshire and Suffolk; both are named with Old English broðor ‘brother’ or the Old Scandinavian personal name Bróðir + Old English tun ‘farmstead’, ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Winterton, Atherton, Brother, Netherton, Brierton, Brenton

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Brotherton Family Origin

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Brotherton Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    31%
  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farmers Son

    12%
  • Courtouriere

    8%

In 1881, the most common Brotherton occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Brotherton's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Brotherton family was Courtouriere. Cultivateur, Farmer and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brotherton.

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Brotherton Historical Records

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Brotherton Life Expectancy

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