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Barton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick. German and central European (e.g. Czech and Slovak Barton): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomaeus (see Bartholomew).

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

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Barton Family Origin

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Barton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Barton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Barton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barton. A less common occupation for the Barton family was Farming.

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Barton Life Expectancy

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