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Quarton Family History

Quarton Name Meaning

see Wharton . Qu- represents an over-aspirated pronunciation of Middle English Wh- and the variant here seems to have persisted as an independent name.

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


Similar surnames: Quarto, Quinton, Wharton, Marton, Parton, Charton, Harton, Barton

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Where is the Quarton family from?

You can see how Quarton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quarton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Quarton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 54 Quarton families living in Yorkshire. This was about 43% of all the recorded Quarton's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Quarton families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quarton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quarton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Workerhorse tractor Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Quarton. 34% of Quarton men worked as a Farm Workerhorse tractor Heavy Worker and 100% of Quarton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farm Workerhorse tractor Heavy Worker
    34%
  • Corporation Warehouse Packer
    34%
  • Dock Labourer Heavy Work
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Quarton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quarton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 281 immigration records available for the last name Quarton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 252 military records available for the last name Quarton. For the veterans among your Quarton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quarton lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Quarton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Quarton in 1965 was 81, and 51 in 2003.

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