Hanton Family History

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Hanton Name Meaning

Scottish: possibly, as Black postulates, a habitational name from a place recorded in 1661 as Hantestoun. English: variant of Hampton.

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

Similar surnames: Henton, Harton, Halton, Haxton, Hatton, Panton, Haston, Hunton

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Hanton Family Origin

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Hanton Family Occupations

What did your Hanton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hanton family was Agricultural Laborer. The most common Hanton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Hanton's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanton.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Agricultural Laborer


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Hanton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Hanton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hanton. For the veterans among your Hanton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanton Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hanton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hanton in 1955 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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