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Hatton Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from any of the various places named Hatton, from Old English h?ð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ (see Heath) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Examples of the place name are found in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, West London, Shropshire, Staffordshire, and Warwickshire. French: from the Old French oblique case of the Germanic personal name Hado, Hatto, a short form of various compound names beginning with hadu ‘strife’. Irish (Ulster) and Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chatáin (Irish), Mac Gille Chatain (Scottish) (see McHatton). Scottish: habitational name, perhaps in part of English origin (see 1), but perhaps also from a Scottish place name.

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

Similar surnames: Halton, Tatton, Watton, Catton, Harton, Hayton, Dalton, Haston

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Hatton Family Origin

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Hatton Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hatton. 39% of Hatton men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Hatton women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hatton were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
  • Government
  • Comptable
  • Housewife

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

Hatton Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Hatton Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hatton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hatton in 1940 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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