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Scranton Name Meaning

Apparently English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Cranson, Craton, Staton, Frantom, Purinton, Cranston, Spanton

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Scranton Family Origin

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Scranton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Scranton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Scranton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scranton family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scranton.

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Scranton Historical Records

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Scranton Life Expectancy

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