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Railton Name Meaning

Northern English: unexplained; probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Kilton, Bilton, Rampton, Halton, Dalton, Carlton, Hamilton, Hilton

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Railton Family Origin

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Railton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

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

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Railton Historical Records

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Railton Life Expectancy

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