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Horton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. The majority, with examples in at least fourteen counties, are named from Old English horh ‘mud’, ‘slime’ or horn ‘dirt’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in southern Gloucestershire, however, is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Harton, Holton, Orton, Lorton, Worton, Gorton, Hopton, Norton, Morton

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Horton Family Origin

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Horton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horton. The most common Horton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Horton's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Horton family was Coal Miner.

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Horton Historical Records

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Horton Life Expectancy

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