Dutton Family History

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Dutton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Dutton, especially those in Cheshire and Lancashire. The first of these is named from Old English dun ‘hill’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from Old English personal name Dudd(a) (see Dodd 1) + Old English tun.

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


Similar surnames: Dunton, Ditton, Lutton, Hutton, Sutton, Buxton, Litton, Duston, Upton

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Dutton Family Origin

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Dutton Family Occupations

What did your Dutton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Dutton. 21% of Dutton men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Dutton women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dutton were Farmers Son and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Farmers Son
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Income
    8%
  • Student
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%

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

Dutton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 186,000 census records available for the last name Dutton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dutton 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 92,000 immigration records available for the last name Dutton. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Dutton. For the veterans among your Dutton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dutton Life Expectancy

What is the average Dutton lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dutton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dutton in 1941 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dutton

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