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Sutton Family History

Sutton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places called Sutton, from Old English suð ‘south’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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952,177 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
86,148 Military Records
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Name Distribution of Sutton Families

  • Number of Sutton families
     370 - 737
     124 - 369
     1 - 123
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sutton families
     1,417 - 2,832
     473 - 1,416
     1 - 472
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sutton families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sutton Family Origin

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Sutton Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sutton

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sutton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sutton census records

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Sutton Civil War Service Records

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