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Dunton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Dunton. Most (for example those in Bedfordshire, Essex, Leicestershire, Norfolk, and Warwickshire) are named from Old English dun ‘hill’ (see Down 1) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in Buckinghamshire probably has as its first element the Old English personal name Dudda (see Dodd).

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


Similar surnames: Dutton, Hunton, Gunton, Denton, Dundon, Winton, Manton, Fenton

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Dunton Family Origin

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Dunton Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dunton family was Baker. Coach Builder, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunton. The most common Dunton occupation in the UK was Coach Builder. 3% of Dunton's were Coach Builders.

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  • Coach Builder

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Baker

    2%

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Dunton Historical Records

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Dunton Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Dunton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dunton in 1942 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

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