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Swanton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in Kent and Norfolk, so called from Old English Swanatun ‘settlement (Old English tun) of the retainers’ (see Swan 2).

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


Similar surnames: Spanton, Stanton, Swinton, Swanston, Seaton, Manton, Branton, Watton

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Swanton Family Origin

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Swanton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Paper Hanger

    4%
  • Plasterer

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Swanton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 22% of Swanton's were Farmers. Farmer, Paper Hanger and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swanton. A less common occupation for the Swanton family was Retired Farmer.

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