Scotton Family History

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Scotton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire, from Old English scot ‘Scot’ (influenced by Scandinavian sk-) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Shotton, Cotton, Colton, Scruton, Catton, Sutton, Bolton, Lorton

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Scotton Family Origin

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Scotton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Mfg. Of Hosiery

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scotton. The most common Scotton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Scotton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scotton family was Mfg. Of Hosiery.

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Scotton Historical Records

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Scotton Life Expectancy

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Famous Scotton Family

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