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Hinton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, which split more or less evenly into two groups with different etymologies. One set (with examples in Berkshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire) is named from the Old English weak dative hean (originally used after a preposition and article) of heah ‘high’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The other (with examples in Cambridgeshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Suffolk, and Wiltshire) has Old English hiwan ‘household’, ‘monastery’. Compare Hine as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Henton, Hilton, Winton, Linton, Hunton, Kinton, Holton, Minton

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Hinton Family Origin

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Hinton Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hinton. The most common Hinton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Hinton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hinton family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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Hinton Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Hinton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hinton in 1944 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

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