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Charlton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Charlton, mainly in southern England, from Old English Ceorlatun ‘settlement (Old English tun) of the peasants’. Old English ceorl denoted originally a free peasant of the lowest rank, later (but probably already before the Norman conquest) a tenant in pure villeinage, a serf or bondsman. Irish: altered form of Carlin.

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


Similar surnames: Carlton, Halton, Chilton, Wharton, Charton, Harston, Harton, Tarlton

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Charlton Family Origin

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Charlton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Charlton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 11% of Charlton's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charlton. A less common occupation for the Charlton family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Charlton Life Expectancy

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