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Charton Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from either of two places named Charton, in Devon and Kent, the latter being the more likely source, to judge by the current distribution of the surname. French (Normandy and Champagne): reduced form of Char(r)eton, denoting a carter, from a derivative of Old French charette ‘cart’.

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


Similar surnames: Carton, Harton, Charlton, Charron, Wharton, Cayton, Claxton, Parton

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Charton Family Origin

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Charton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    22%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Draysman

    11%
  • Foreman Pill Factory

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Charton family was Foreman Pill Factory. The most common Charton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 22% of Charton's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cabinet Maker and Draysman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charton.

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Charton Life Expectancy

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