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Banton Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin. There is a place so called in Strathclyde region and a Banton House in Lancashire; the present-day concentration of the surname in the Derbyshire area suggests the latter may be the more likely source. In some instances the name may have arisen from a place called Bampton, in particular, one in Cumbria, named with Old English beam ‘trunk’, ‘beam’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Benton, Manton, Branton, Panton, Barton, Baston, Dalton, Denton

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Banton Family Origin

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Banton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Banton family was Carpenter. The most common Banton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Banton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banton.

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