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Dorton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Buckinghamshire named Dorton, from Old English dor ‘narrow pass’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Gorton, Horton, Norton, Lorton, Morton, Forton, Worton, Orton, Porten

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Dorton Family Origin

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Dorton Family Occupations

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  • Caretaker Of High Schools

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Hawker

    17%
  • Plumber & Gas Fitter

    17%

In 1881, the most common Dorton occupation in the UK was Caretaker Of High Schools. 17% of Dorton's were Caretaker Of High Schoolss. Caretaker Of High Schools, Farmer and Hawker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorton. A less common occupation for the Dorton family was Plumber & Gas Fitter.

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Dorton Historical Records

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Dorton Life Expectancy

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