Turton Family History

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Turton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Turnton, a place in Lancashire named from the Old Norse personal name þórr (see Thor) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The surname is now as common in the Midlands as it is in Lancashire and Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Burton, Murton, Tarlton, Ruston, Dunton, Buxton, Tipton, Upton

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Turton Family Origin

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Turton Family Occupations

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  • Agent

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Fireman

    10%
  • Labourer

    10%

In 1881, the most common Turton occupation in Canada was Agent. 10% of Turton's were Agents. A less common occupation for the Turton family was Labourer. Agent, Farmer and Fireman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turton.

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Turton Historical Records

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Turton Life Expectancy

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