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Gritton Name Meaning

English (London): variant of Girton .

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

Similar surnames: Gratton, Litton, Brinton, Ditton, Whitton, Bratton, Whiston, Bitton

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Where is the Gritton family from?

You can see how Gritton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gritton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gritton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Gritton families living in Kentucky. This was about 69% of all the recorded Gritton's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Gritton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gritton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gritton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gritton. 31% of Gritton men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Gritton women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gritton were Farm Laborer and Teacher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Waitress
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gritton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gritton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 475 immigration records available for the last name Gritton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gritton. For the veterans among your Gritton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gritton lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gritton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gritton in 1949 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

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