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Carlton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Carleton or Carlton, from Old Norse karl ‘common man’, ‘peasant’ + Old English tun ‘settlement’ (compare Charlton 1). Places spelled Carl(e)ton (as opposed to Charlton) are in areas of Scandinavian settlement, mostly in northern England. Irish: Americanized and altered form of Carlin 1.

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


Similar surnames: Charlton, Tarlton, Calton, Catton, Chilton, Caton, Alton, Marton

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Carlton Family Origin

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Carlton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Merchant

    7%
  • Servant

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Merchant and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carlton. The most common Carlton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Carlton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carlton family was Laborer.

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Carlton Life Expectancy

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