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Gratton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named. Gratton in Derbyshire is from Old English great ‘great’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Gratton in High Bray, Devon, is probably ‘great hill’, from Old English great + dun. A number of minor places in Devon are named from the dialect word gratton, gratten ‘stubble-field’.

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


Similar surnames: Gritton, Bratton, Grafton, Gatton, Hatton, Branton, Stratton, Tatton

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Gratton Family Origin

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Gratton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Journalier

    5%
  • Charpentier

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gratton. A less common occupation for the Gratton family was Charpentier. The most common Gratton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Gratton's were Farmers.

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Gratton Life Expectancy

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