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Quinton Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the places, for example in Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and Birmingham, named in Old English as cwen tun, from Old English as ‘the queen’s settlement’. Compare Kingston. from the Old French personal name Quentin, Quintin (see Quintin). (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the places in northern France named for St. Quentin of Amiens, a 3rd- century Roman missionary to Gaul, for example Saint-Quentin in La Manche or Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont in Somme, the site of his martyrdom.

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


Similar surnames: Quinto, Brinton, Hinton, Linton, Winton, Dunton, Quintin, Hunton

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Quinton Family Origin

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Quinton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

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