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Harton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so called in County Durham and North Yorkshire, and possibly also from the one in Shropshire. The first was named in Old English with heorot ‘stag’, ‘hart’ + dun ‘hill’; the second with hær ‘rock’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. Irish: variant spelling of Hartin.

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


Similar surnames: Horton, Harston, Hayton, Marton, Halton, Wharton, Hatton, Parton

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Harton Family Origin

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Harton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Agri Labr

    2%
  • Blastfurnace Man

    2%
  • Boiler Maker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harton family was Boiler Maker. Agricultural Labourer, Agri Labr and Blastfurnace Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harton. The most common Harton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Harton's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Harton Historical Records

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Harton Life Expectancy

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