Picton Family History

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Picton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and North Yorkshire, so called from Old English pic ‘point’, ‘peak’ (or the derived byname Pica) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Winton, Wilton, Hilton, Litton, Linton, Pixton, Ditton, Kirton, Aiton

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Picton Family Origin

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Picton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Picton. A less common occupation for the Picton family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Picton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Picton's were Coal Miners.

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Picton Historical Records

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Picton Life Expectancy

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