Grafton Family History

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Grafton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named from Old English graf ‘grove’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Gratton, Crafton, Drayton, Gritton, Crofton, Branton, Bratton, Gatton

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Grafton Family Origin

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Grafton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Commis

    10%
  • Merchant

    7%
  • At School

    3%

In 1881, the most common Grafton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Grafton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grafton family was At School. Farmer, Commis and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grafton.

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Grafton Historical Records

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Grafton Life Expectancy

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