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Rowton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Cheshire, East Yorkshire (now Humberside), and Shropshire. The first two are named from Old English ruh ‘rough’ + tun ‘hill’. The last, recorded in Domesday Book as Routone, is named from Old English ruh + hyll ‘hill’ + tun.

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


Similar surnames: Roston, Ruston, Royston, Lorton, Holton, Crofton, Broxton, Hopton

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Rowton Family Origin

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Rowton Family Occupations

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  • Ag Labourer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Brewers Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Rowton occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 8% of Rowton's were Ag Labourers. Ag Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowton. A less common occupation for the Rowton family was Brewers Labourer.

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Rowton Historical Records

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Rowton Life Expectancy

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