Bruton Family History

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Bruton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Somerset named Bruton, ‘settlement (Old English tun) on the Brue river’. The river name is derived from a British element cognate with Welsh bryw ‘brisk’, ‘vigorous’.

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


Similar surnames: Brunton, Brewton, Luton, Booton, Banton, Benton, Ruston, Brinton

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Bruton Family Origin

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Bruton Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Bruton Historical Records

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Bruton Life Expectancy

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