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Downton Name Meaning

English: variant of Dunton; there are place names spelled thus in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Wiltshire.

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

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Downton Family Origin

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Downton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Works In Carpet Factory

    22%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1880, the most common Downton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Downton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Downton family was Laborer. Farmer, Works In Carpet Factory and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Downton.

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Downton Historical Records

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Downton Life Expectancy

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