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Frampton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, of which there are several in Gloucestershire and one in Dorset. Most take the name from the Frome river (which is probably from a British word meaning ‘fair’, ‘brisk’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One near Tewkesbury was originally named in Old English as Freolingtun ‘settlement associated with Freola’, a short form of any of the various compound names with the first element freo ‘free’. Frampton in Lincolnshire probably gets its name from an Old English byname Frameca (a derivative of fram ‘valiant’) + tun.

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


Similar surnames: Rampton, Hampton, Campton, Gratton, Knapton, Branton, Crumpton

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Frampton Family Origin

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Frampton Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Frampton. 17% of Frampton men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Frampton women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frampton were Foreman and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Foreman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housework
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Frampton Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Frampton. For the veterans among your Frampton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frampton Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Frampton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Frampton in 1944 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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