Gritton Family History

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Gritton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Gretton. One in Northamptonshire is named from Old English greot ‘gravel’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Gretton in Shropshire is named from Old English greoten ‘gravelly’ + tun, while Gretton, Gloucestershire, is ‘farmstead (tun) near Greet (Old English greote ‘gravelly place’)’.

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


Similar surnames: Gratton, Litton, Brinton, Ditton, Whitton, Bratton, Whiston, Bitton

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Gritton Family Origin

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Gritton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gritton family was Laborer. The most common Gritton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Gritton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gritton.

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Gritton Life Expectancy

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