Wigton Family History

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Wigton Name Meaning

Scottish (Borders) and northern English: habitational name from Wigton in Cumbria, near Carlisle.

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


Similar surnames: Winton, Wilton, Linton, Milton, Whitton, Hilton, Kirton, Weston

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Wigton Family Origin

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Wigton Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    20%
  • Cab Propietor

    10%
  • Chelsea Pensionar

    10%
  • Coal Dealer

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wigton family was Coal Dealer. The most common Wigton occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 20% of Wigton's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Cab Propietor and Chelsea Pensionar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigton.

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Wigton Historical Records

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Wigton Life Expectancy

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