Ditton Family History

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Ditton Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the numerous places named Ditton, for example in Cheshire, Kent, Cambridgeshire, and Surrey, from Old English dic ‘ditch’, ‘dike’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. habitational name from Ditton Priors in Shropshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Dodintone ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with a man called Dod(d)a or Dud(d)a’.

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


Similar surnames: Dutton, Litton, Denton, Mitton, Fitton, Bitton, Linton, Dunton

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Ditton Family Origin

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Ditton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agr Labourer Cowman

    3%
  • Carman

    3%

In 1881, the most common Ditton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Ditton's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ditton family was Carman. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Agr Labourer Cowman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ditton.

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Ditton Historical Records

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Ditton Life Expectancy

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