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Chatterton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chadderton in Greater Manchester (formerly in Lancashire), which is recorded in 1224 in the form Chaterton, possibly from a Celtic hill name Cadeir (from cadeir ‘chair’) + Old English tun ‘settlement’. Compare Catterton.

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


Similar surnames: Catterton, Atherton, Betterton, Anderton, Chattin, Catterson

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Where is the Chatterton family from?

You can see how Chatterton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chatterton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Chatterton families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 59 Chatterton families living in Ontario. This was about 49% of all the recorded Chatterton's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Chatterton families in 1911.
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What did your Chatterton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Chatterton. 55% of Chatterton men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    55%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Labourer
    11%
  • Farmers Son
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Chatterton. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Chatterton. For the veterans among your Chatterton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chatterton lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Chatterton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Chatterton in 1955 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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