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Seddon Name Meaning

English: perhaps a habitational name from an unidentified place, the last element of which could be Old English dun ‘hill’. Without early forms, it is impossible even to speculate what the first element might be. The surname is extremely common in Lancashire, especially in the Manchester area, where it was first recorded in the 14th century.

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


Similar surnames: Sneddon, Hedden, Sheldon, Eldon, Weldon, Yeadon, Smerdon, Weedon

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Seddon Family Origin

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Seddon Family Occupations

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  • Dyer

    25%
  • Gilder

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%
  • Weaver

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Seddon family was Weaver. Dyer, Gilder and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seddon. The most common Seddon occupation in Canada was Dyer. 25% of Seddon's were Dyers.

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