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Boughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named. Those in Cambridgeshire (formerly Huntingdonshire), Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, and Nottinghamshire are named from the Old English byname Bucca (see Buck 1) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; those in Cheshire and Kent are named with Old English boc ‘beech’ + tun.

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

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Boughton Family Origin

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Boughton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boughton family was Laborer. The most common Boughton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Boughton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boughton.

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Boughton Life Expectancy

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