Hopton Family History

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Hopton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English hop ‘valley among hills’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Horton, Holton, Hooton, Hatton, Hinton, Hilton, Colton, Heaton

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Hopton Family Origin

Where is the Hopton family from?

Hopton Family Occupations

What did your Hopton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hopton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Hopton's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Annuitant and Carpenter & Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopton. A less common occupation for the Hopton family was Farmer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Annuitant

  • Carpenter & Joiner

  • Farmer


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

Hopton Historical Records

What Hopton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Hopton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hopton. 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 Hopton. For the veterans among your Hopton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hopton Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopton lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hopton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hopton in 1952 was 52, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hopton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopton 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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