Sefton Family History

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Sefton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, so called from Old Norse sef ‘rush’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Seaton, Lefton, Henton, Elton, Felton, Fenton, Heaton, Leston, Saxton

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Sefton Family Origin

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Sefton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sefton. A less common occupation for the Sefton family was Coal Miner. The most common Sefton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Sefton's were Farmers.

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Sefton Historical Records

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Sefton Life Expectancy

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