Sutton Family History

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Sutton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places called Sutton, from Old English suð ‘south’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Hutton, Dutton, Lutton, Litton, Catton, Seaton, Murton, Hatton

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Sutton Family Origin

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Sutton Family Occupations

What did your Sutton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sutton. 7% of Sutton men worked as a General Labourer and 66% of Sutton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sutton were Builders Labourer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sutton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 723,000 census records available for the last name Sutton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sutton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 54,000 immigration records available for the last name Sutton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 97,000 military records available for the last name Sutton. For the veterans among your Sutton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sutton Life Expectancy

What is the average Sutton lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Sutton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sutton in 1941 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sutton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sutton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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