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Renton Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Berwickshire, ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Regna’ (a short form of the various compound personal names with the first element regen ‘govern’).

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


Similar surnames: Kenton, Fenton, Denton, Brenton, Benton, Henton, Penton, Lenton

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Renton Family Origin

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Renton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Carter

    1%

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

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Renton Life Expectancy

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