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Hinton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, which split more or less evenly into two groups with different etymologies. One set (with examples in Berkshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire) is named from the Old English weak dative hean (originally used after a preposition and article) of heah ‘high’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The other (with examples in Cambridgeshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Suffolk, and Wiltshire) has Old English hiwan ‘household’, ‘monastery’. Compare Hine as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Henton, Hilton, Winton, Linton, Hunton, Kinton, Holton, Minton

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Hinton Family Origin

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Hinton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Servant

    5%
  • Cordonnier

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hinton. The most common Hinton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Hinton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hinton family was Cordonnier.

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