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Painton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Paignton in Devon, named with the Old English personal name P?ga (genitive P?gan) + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Pointon, Panton, Payton, Brinton, Aiton, Banton, Winton, Quinton

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Painton Family Origin

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Painton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Farm Lab

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Bootmaker

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Painton family was Bootmaker. The most common Painton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Painton's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Lab and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Painton.

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Painton Historical Records

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Painton Life Expectancy

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