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Tarlton Name Meaning

habitational name from Tarleton in Lancashire, near Croston, named with the Old Norse personal name þóraldr (composed of the elements þórr, name of the Norse god of thunder (see Thor) + valdr ‘rule’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. habitational name from Tarlton in Gloucestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Torentune and in 1204 as Torleton, probably from Old English thorn ‘thorn tree’ + leah ‘(forest) clearing’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Talton, Carlton, Taunton, Turton, Harston, Tolton, Dalton, Alton

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Tarlton Family Origin

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Tarlton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Warehouseman

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tarlton family was Warehouseman. The most common Tarlton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Tarlton's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tarlton.

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