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Hunton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so called in North Yorkshire, Hampshire, and Kent. The Yorkshire place is named from the Old English personal name Huna + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; that in Hampshire from the genitive plural of hund ‘hound’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; and the Kentish place from Old English huntena, genitive plural of hunta ‘hunter’ + dun ‘hill’. The present-day distribution shows clusters in North and South Yorkshire, and also in Norfolk.

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


Similar surnames: Dunton, Henton, Hinton, Gunton, Hulton, Ruston, Hutton, Dutton

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Hunton Family Origin

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Hunton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Iron Founder

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Iron & Brass Founder

    3%

In 1881, the most common Hunton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Hunton's were Farmers. Farmer, Iron Founder and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunton. A less common occupation for the Hunton family was Iron & Brass Founder.

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Hunton Historical Records

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Hunton Life Expectancy

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