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Moreton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Morton 1. French: nickname from a double diminutive of More 2. Spanish (Moretón): from moretón ‘brown’, ‘tanned’ (of skin).

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


Similar surnames: Morton, Molton, Moret, Moron, Forton, Moton, Morejon, Mouton, Borton

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Moreton Family Origin

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Moreton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Butcher

    2%

In 1881, the most common Moreton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Moreton's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moreton. A less common occupation for the Moreton family was Butcher.

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Moreton Historical Records

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Moreton Life Expectancy

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