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Troughton Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): habitational name from Troughton Hall in the parish of Kirkby Ireleth, Lancashire, so named from Old English trog ‘trough’, ‘hollow’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Roughton, Broughton, Boughton, Stoughton, Houghton, Oughton, Doughton

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Troughton Family Origin

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Troughton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Troughton. The most common Troughton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Troughton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Troughton family was Annuitant.

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Troughton Historical Records

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Troughton Life Expectancy

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