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Urton Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire): variant of Orton . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Orton, Berton, Upton, Turton, Urbon, Burton, Harton, Forton, Sulton

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Where is the Urton family from?

You can see how Urton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Urton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Urton families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Urton families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 79% of all the recorded Urton's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Urton families in 1911.
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What did your Urton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Urton. 100% of Urton men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Urton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 278 immigration records available for the last name Urton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 897 military records available for the last name Urton. For the veterans among your Urton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Urton lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Urton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Urton in 1958 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

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