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Hooton Family History

Hooton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hooton Levitt Hooton Pagnell Hooton Roberts or Slade Hooton (all Yorkshire) or Hooton (Cheshire). The placenames derive from Old English hōh ‘heel spur of land’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hopton, Holton, Booton, Horton, Harton, Ponton, Tolton, Helton

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Where is the Hooton family from?

You can see how Hooton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hooton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hooton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 17 Hooton families living in Ontario. This was about 36% of all the recorded Hooton's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hooton families in 1911.
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What did your Hooton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hooton. 62% of Hooton men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Hooton women worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Hooton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hooton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hooton. 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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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hooton. For the veterans among your Hooton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hooton lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hooton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hooton in 1954 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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