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Tanton Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): variant of Taunton.

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


Similar surnames: Taton, Hanton, Panton, Taunton, Statton, Finton, Cantor, Banton

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Tanton Family Origin

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Tanton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Dressmaker

    3%

In 1881, the most common Tanton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Tanton's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tanton. A less common occupation for the Tanton family was Dressmaker.

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Tanton Historical Records

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Tanton Life Expectancy

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Famous Tanton Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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