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Allerton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so called. Allerton on Merseyside, Chapel Allerton in West Yorkshire, and others in West Yorkshire were named in Old English as alra tun ‘settlement by the alders’. One in Somerset (Alwarditone in Domesday Book) is ‘Ælfweard’s settlement’; one in West Yorkshire (Allerton Mauleverer, Alvertone in Domesday Book) is ‘Ælfhere’s settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Alderton, Anderton, Atherton, Fullerton, Lorton, Alston, Wolverton

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Allerton Family Origin

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Allerton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Retired Farmer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allerton. A less common occupation for the Allerton family was Retired Farmer. The most common Allerton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Allerton's were Farmers.

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