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Doughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Gloucestershire and Norfolk, named Doughton, from Old English duce ‘duck’ + tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Boughton, Roughton, Oughton, Houghton, Deighton, Haughton, Stoughton

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Doughton Family Origin

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Doughton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, the most common Doughton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Doughton's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Doughton family was Annuitant. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doughton.

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Doughton Historical Records

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Doughton Life Expectancy

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