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Summerhill Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various minor places named with Old English somer ‘summer’ + hyll ‘hill’, i.e. hill used for summer grazing. In Scotland there is one such place in the parish of New Machar in Aberdeenshire, and another in Ayton, Berwickshire.

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


Similar surnames: Underhill, Merrill, Summerford, Greenhill, Summerhays, Summerton

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Summerhill Family Origin

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Summerhill Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Clog Maker

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Anchor Smith

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Clog Maker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Summerhill. The most common Summerhill occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Summerhill's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Summerhill family was Anchor Smith.

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Summerhill Historical Records

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Summerhill Life Expectancy

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