Grafton Family History

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Grafton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named from Old English graf ‘grove’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Gratton, Crafton, Drayton, Gritton, Crofton, Branton, Bratton, Gatton

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Grafton Family Origin

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Grafton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Grafton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Grafton's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grafton. A less common occupation for the Grafton family was Carpenter.

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Grafton Historical Records

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Grafton Life Expectancy

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