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Charton Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from either of two places named Charton, in Devon and Kent, the latter being the more likely source, to judge by the current distribution of the surname. French (Normandy and Champagne): reduced form of Char(r)eton, denoting a carter, from a derivative of Old French charette ‘cart’.

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


Similar surnames: Carton, Harton, Charlton, Charron, Wharton, Cayton, Claxton, Parton

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Charton Family Origin

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Charton Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Charton occupation in Canada was Cariage Maker. 100% of Charton's were Cariage Makers.

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  • Cariage Maker

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Charton Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Charton. 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 Charton. For the veterans among your Charton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Charton Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Charton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Charton in 1963 was 76, and 79 in 2004.

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