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Hanton Name Meaning

Scottish: possibly, as Black postulates, a habitational name from a place recorded in 1661 as Hantestoun. English: variant of Hampton.

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


Similar surnames: Henton, Harton, Halton, Haxton, Hatton, Panton, Haston, Hunton

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Hanton Family Origin

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Hanton Family Occupations

What did your Hanton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hanton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Hanton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hanton family was Coal Driver. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanton.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Coal Driver

    3%

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

Hanton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hanton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanton 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 Hanton. 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 Hanton. For the veterans among your Hanton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanton Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanton lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hanton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hanton in 1955 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanton 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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