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Hopton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Hopton such as those in Yorkshire Derbyshire Herefordshire Shropshire and Suffolk from Old English hop ‘remote enclosed place’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

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


Similar surnames: Horton, Holton, Hooton, Hatton, Hinton, Hilton, Colton, Heaton

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Where is the Hopton family from?

You can see how Hopton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hopton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hopton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Hopton families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 46% of all the recorded Hopton's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hopton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hopton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hopton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hopton. 24% of Hopton men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Hopton women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hopton were Proprietor and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    31%
  • Teacher
    24%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Hopton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hopton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hopton. For the veterans among your Hopton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hopton lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hopton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hopton in 1952 was 52, and 92 in 2004.

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