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Haughton Family History

Haughton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Houghton. Nearly all, including those in Cheshire, County Durham, Lancashire, Northumberland, Shropshire, and Staffordshire, are named from Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; however, in the case of one in Nottinghamshire, the first element is Old English hoh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’).Irish: in many cases of English origin, but in some a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEacháin (see Haughn) or (in County Tipperary) of Ó hEachtair ‘descendant of Eachtair’, probably a Gaelic form of the personal name Hector.

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

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Name Distribution of Haughton Families

  • Number of Haughton families
     30 - 57
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Haughton families
     516 - 1,030
     173 - 515
     1 - 172
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Haughton families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Haughton Family Origin

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Haughton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Haughton

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Haughton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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