Gunton Family History

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Gunton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in East Anglia, one in Norfolk and the other in Suffolk, both named with the Old Norse personal name Gunni (see Gunn 1) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunton, Hunton, Ruston, Kenton, Upton, Buxton, Luxton, Guyton, Linton

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Gunton Family Origin

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Gunton Family Occupations

What did your Gunton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gunton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Gunton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gunton family was Broom Making. Farmer, Gardener and Bank President were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunton.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Gardener

    10%
  • Bank President

    5%
  • Broom Making

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gunton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gunton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gunton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gunton. 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 Card

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

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Gunton Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunton lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gunton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gunton in 1956 was 49, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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