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Lenton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lenton in Nottinghamshire, which is named from the river on which it stands, the Leen (see Leen) + Old English tun ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’. There is also a Lenton in Lincolnshire; however, up to the 18th century it was known as Lavington and probably therefore did not contribute to the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Henton, Benton, Fenton, Denton, Kenton, Lefton, Linton, Penton

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Lenton Family Origin

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Lenton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Student

    18%
  • Accountant

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lenton family was Accountant. Farmer, Laborer and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenton. The most common Lenton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Lenton's were Farmers.

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Lenton Life Expectancy

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