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Stockton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, for example in Cheshire, County Durham, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, and North and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk’ or stoc ‘dependent settlement’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. It is not possible to distinguish between the two first elements on the basis of early forms.

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


Similar surnames: Tolton, Stratton, Stockley, Stoughton, Shotton, Scotton, Stanton

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Stockton Family Origin

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Stockton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

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

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Stockton Historical Records

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Stockton Life Expectancy

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