Boynton Family History

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Boynton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire named Boynton, from the Old English personal name Bofa + the connective particle -ing- denoting association + tun ‘settlement’. Alternatively, the name may have arisen from Boyton in Wiltshire (recorded in Domesday Book as Boientone) or from Boyington Court in Kent (recorded in 1207 as Bointon), both of which are named with the Old English personal name Boia + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Royston, Brinton, Benton, Branton, Brenton, Banton, Pointon, Booton

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Boynton Family Origin

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Boynton Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Joiner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Boynton occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 4% of Boynton's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Boynton family was Agricultural Labourer. Farm Labourer, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boynton.

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