Kirton Family History

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Kirton Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Staffordshire, named with Old English cirice or Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Kilton, Girton, Kinton, Kenton, Winton, Milton, Litton, Wilton

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Kirton Family Origin

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Kirton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

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Kirton Historical Records

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Kirton Life Expectancy

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