Hooton Family History

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Hooton Name Meaning

English (mainly central and northwestern England): habitational name from Hooton in Cheshire, or from Hooton Levitt, Hooton Pagnell, or Hooton Roberts in South Yorkshire, all named with Old English hoh ‘spur of land’ + tun ‘farmstead’. See Hooten.

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

Similar surnames: Hopton, Holton, Booton, Horton, Harton, Ponton, Tolton, Helton

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Hooton Family Origin

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Hooton Family Occupations

What did your Hooton ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Bricklayer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Hooton Historical Records

What Hooton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Hooton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hooton 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hooton. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hooton. For the veterans among your Hooton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hooton Life Expectancy

What is the average Hooton lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hooton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hooton in 1954 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hooton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hooton 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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