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Sharpton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sharperton in Northumberland, possibly so named from Old English scearp ‘steep’ + beorg ‘hill’, ‘mound’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Harton, Harston, Shotton, Shipton, Charlton, Hampton, Wharton

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Sharpton Family Origin

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Sharpton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    19%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sharpton. The most common Sharpton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sharpton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sharpton family was Laborer.

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Sharpton Historical Records

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Sharpton Life Expectancy

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