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Seaton Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. A Scottish place of this name near Longniddry is so named because it was held from the 12th century by a Norman family de Sey, from Say in Indre. Other places of this name, for example those in Cumbria, Devon, County Durham, Northumbria, and Yorkshire, are mostly named with Old English s? ‘sea’, ‘lake’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in Rutland seems to have as its first element a stream name, S?ge (see Seabrook), or a personal name S?ga. One in Kent is named with Old English seten ‘plantation’, ‘cultivated land’.

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


Similar surnames: Heaton, Smeaton, Leaton, Sefton, Eaton, Yeaton, Denton, Fenton

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Seaton Family Origin

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Seaton Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Seaton family was Annuitant. The most common Seaton occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Seaton's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seaton.

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Seaton Life Expectancy

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