Chatterton Family History

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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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Chatterton Family Origin

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Chatterton Family Occupations

What did your Chatterton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Chatterton. 40% of Chatterton men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Chatterton women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chatterton were Labourer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Farmers Son
    8%
  • Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cook
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Garde Malade
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%

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

Chatterton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Chatterton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chatterton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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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Draft Card

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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Chatterton Life Expectancy

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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