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Stoughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Leicestershire, Surrey, and Sussex, so named from Old English stoc ‘dependent settlement’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Boughton, Troughton, Houghton, Broughton, Oughton, Roughton, Stockton

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Stoughton Family Origin

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Stoughton Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stoughton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Farm Labourer

    15%
  • (J.P. & Deputy Lieutenant)

    8%
  • Annuitant

    8%

In 1881, agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and (J.P. & Deputy Lieutenant) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoughton. The most common Stoughton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Stoughton's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Stoughton family was Annuitant.

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Stoughton Historical Records

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Stoughton Life Expectancy

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