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Doughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Gloucestershire and Norfolk, named Doughton, from Old English duce ‘duck’ + tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Boughton, Roughton, Oughton, Houghton, Deighton, Haughton, Stoughton

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Doughton Family Origin

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Doughton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Laborer R. R.

    7%
  • R.R. Checkman

    7%

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In 1880, farmer, Laborer and Laborer R. R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doughton. The most common Doughton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Doughton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doughton family was R.R. Checkman.

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Doughton Life Expectancy

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