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Tanton Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): variant of Taunton.

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


Similar surnames: Taton, Hanton, Panton, Taunton, Statton, Finton, Cantor, Banton

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Tanton Family Origin

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Tanton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Teamster

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tanton family was Teamster. Farmer, Going To School and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tanton. The most common Tanton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Tanton's were Farmers.

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Tanton Historical Records

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Tanton Life Expectancy

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