Kirton Family History

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Kirton Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Staffordshire, named with Old English cirice or Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Kilton, Girton, Kinton, Kenton, Winton, Milton, Litton, Wilton

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Kirton Family Origin

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Kirton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Shoemaker

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kirton family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirton. The most common Kirton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Kirton's were Farmers.

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Kirton Historical Records

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Kirton Life Expectancy

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