Gunton Family History

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Gunton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in East Anglia, one in Norfolk and the other in Suffolk, both named with the Old Norse personal name Gunni (see Gunn 1) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Dunton, Hunton, Ruston, Kenton, Upton, Buxton, Luxton, Guyton, Linton

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Gunton Family Origin

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Gunton Family Occupations

What did your Gunton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gunton. 32% of Gunton men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Gunton women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gunton were Farmer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Welder
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Bookkeeper
  • Manager
  • Seamstress

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

Gunton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Gunton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gunton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gunton. For the veterans among your Gunton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gunton Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunton lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gunton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gunton in 1956 was 49, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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