Shipton Family History

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Shipton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Dorset, Glloucestershire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, and Shropshire, so called from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Skipton, Hinton, Chilton, Hopton, Whitton, Hilton, Swinton, Shelton

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Shipton Family Origin

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Shipton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Shipton family was Farm Labourer. The most common Shipton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Shipton's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipton.

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Shipton Historical Records

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Shipton Life Expectancy

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