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Girton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire and Nottinghamshire called Girton, from Old English greot ‘grit’, ‘gravel’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Kirton, Gorton, Garton, Ditton, Hilton, Milton, Gritton, Litton

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Girton Family Origin

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Girton Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Assist In China Shop

    6%
  • Bank Of England Messenger

    6%
  • Clerk

    6%

In 1881, Annuitant, Assist In China Shop and Bank Of England Messenger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girton. A less common occupation for the Girton family was Clerk. The most common Girton occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 6% of Girton's were Annuitants.

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Girton Historical Records

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Girton Life Expectancy

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