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Gupton Family History

Gupton Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Only two bearers of the surname, both female, were recorded in the 1881 British Census, and it now appears to be extinct in the British Isles. In the U.S. it is concentrated in NC, where it is common, and also in TN.

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


Similar surnames: Lupton, Gunton, Luxton, Guyton, Turton, Upton, Ruston, Luton, Gayton

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Where is the Gupton family from?

You can see how Gupton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gupton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gupton families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Gupton families living in North Carolina. This was about 42% of all the recorded Gupton's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Gupton families in 1840.
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What did your Gupton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gupton. 24% of Gupton men worked as a Farming and 41% of Gupton women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gupton were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farming
    24%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    41%
  • Maid
    7%
  • House Work
    6%
  • Stenographer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gupton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gupton 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Gupton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gupton. For the veterans among your Gupton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gupton lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gupton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Gupton in 1953 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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