Picton Family History

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Picton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and North Yorkshire, so called from Old English pic ‘point’, ‘peak’ (or the derived byname Pica) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Winton, Wilton, Hilton, Litton, Linton, Pixton, Ditton, Kirton, Aiton

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Picton Family Origin

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Picton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Brewer

    8%
  • Engineer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Picton family was Engineer. The most common Picton occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 17% of Picton's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Picton.

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Picton Historical Records

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Picton Life Expectancy

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