Brunton Family History

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Brunton Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from Brunton in Fife, or either of two places in Northumberland so named, from Old English burna ‘stream’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Branton, Brinton, Brenton, Bruton, Gunton, Hunton, Ruston, Bratton

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Brunton Family Origin

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Brunton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Servant

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Labourer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Brunton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Brunton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brunton family was Labourer. Farmer, Servant and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brunton.

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Brunton Historical Records

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Brunton Life Expectancy

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