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Worton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Worton. Most are named with Old English wyrt ‘plant’, ‘vegetable’ + tun ‘enclosure’, i.e. a kitchen garden, but in some cases the first element may be Old English worð ‘enclosure’ (see Worth), and in the case of Nether and Over Worton in Oxfordshire (Hortone in Domesday Book, Orton in other early sources), it is Old English ora ‘bank’, ‘slope’.

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


Similar surnames: Orton, Horton, Norton, Morton, Lorton, Forton, Colton, Gorton, Tolton

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Worton Family Origin

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Worton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Iron Roller

    3%
  • Nail Maker

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Iron Roller and Nail Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worton. A less common occupation for the Worton family was Annuitant. The most common Worton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Worton's were Coal Miners.

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