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Sutton Family History

Sutton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places called Sutton, from Old English suð ‘south’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

4,733,798 Historical Documents with Sutton on Ancestry.co.uk
993,240 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
90,628 Military Records
48,337 Immigration Records
667,154 Census and Voter Lists
2,934,439 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sutton Families

  • Number of Sutton families
     1,417 - 2,832
     473 - 1,416
     1 - 472
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sutton families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sutton census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Sutton Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.co.uk. You can find out where the majority of the Sutton families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Sutton Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sutton families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Sutton Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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You can find out when most of the Sutton families immigrated to Australia. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Sutton Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Sutton census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Sutton ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Sutton

Did the Suttons fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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