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Parton Surname Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): habitational name from any of various places called Parton; most are named with Old English peretūn ‘pear orchard’ (a compound of pere ‘pear’ + tūn ‘enclosure’ with later change of -er- to -ar- a regular phonetic development in Middle English). There are examples in Gloucestershire two in Cumbria and one in Kircudbrightshire Scotland.

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

Similar surnames: Parson, Harton, Payton, Marton, Garton, Barton, Paxton, Panton

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Where is the Parton family from?

You can see how Parton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Parton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 63 Parton families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Parton's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Parton families in 1911.
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What did your Parton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Parton. 41% of Parton men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Parton women worked as a Servant. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servant
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Parton. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Parton. For the veterans among your Parton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parton lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Parton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Parton in 1945 was 23, and 65 in 2004.

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