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Lupton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria (Westmorland). The place name is recorded in Domesday Book as Lupetun, and probably derives from an Old English personal name Hluppa (of uncertain origin) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Luton, Luxton, Lutton, Upton, Lipton, Tipton, Hunton, Ruston, Buxton

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Where is the Lupton family from?

You can see how Lupton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lupton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lupton families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 22 Lupton families living in Ohio. This was about 24% of all the recorded Lupton's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Lupton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lupton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lupton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lupton. 16% of Lupton men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Lupton women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lupton were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Lupton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lupton 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lupton. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Lupton. For the veterans among your Lupton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lupton lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lupton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lupton in 1951 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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