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Boughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named. Those in Cambridgeshire (formerly Huntingdonshire), Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, and Nottinghamshire are named from the Old English byname Bucca (see Buck 1) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; those in Cheshire and Kent are named with Old English boc ‘beech’ + tun.

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


Similar surnames: Roughton, Houghton, Broughton, Oughton, Doughton, Haughton, Laughton

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Boughton Family Origin

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Boughton Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, Bricklayer, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boughton. A less common occupation for the Boughton family was Carpenter. The most common Boughton occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 5% of Boughton's were Bricklayers.

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Boughton Historical Records

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Boughton Life Expectancy

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