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Fullerton Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place so called from Old English fuglere ‘bird-catcher’ (see Fowler) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. There is a place with this spelling in Hampshire, but the surname derives chiefly if not exclusively from Fullarton in Ayrshire, Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Allerton, Fulton, Summerton, Yelverton, Alderton, Burton, Overton

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Fullerton Family Origin

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Fullerton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • School

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Farmer Son

    3%

In 1881, the most common Fullerton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Fullerton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fullerton family was Farmer Son. Farmer, School and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fullerton.

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