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Appleton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places in all parts of England, for example in Cheshire, Oxfordshire, and North Yorkshire, named in Old English as æppeltun ‘orchard’ (literally ‘apple enclosure’).

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


Similar surnames: Stapleton, Poppleton, Castleton, Angleton, Appleby, Allerton, Alton

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Appleton Family Origin

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Appleton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Appleton. A less common occupation for the Appleton family was Carpenter. The most common Appleton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Appleton's were Farmers.

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Appleton Historical Records

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Appleton Life Expectancy

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Famous Appleton Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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