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Garton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Garton in East Yorkshire or from various minor places so named, from Old English gara ‘triangular plot of land’ + tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Harton, Marton, Parton, Gayton, Gorton, Barton, Gatton, Girton

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Garton Family Origin

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Garton Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garton. The most common Garton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Garton's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Garton family was Labourer.

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Garton Historical Records

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Garton Life Expectancy

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