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Heaton Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, for example in Lancashire, Northumberland, and West Yorkshire, from Old English heah ‘high’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century, and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.

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

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Heaton Family Origin

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Heaton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heaton family was Laborer. The most common Heaton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Heaton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heaton.

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Heaton Historical Records

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Heaton Life Expectancy

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