Lupton Family History

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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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Lupton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lupton name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lupton. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Lupton Family Origin

Where is the Lupton family from?

Lupton Family Occupations

What did your Lupton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lupton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Lupton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lupton family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lupton.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lupton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lupton Historical Records

What Lupton family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Lupton Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lupton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lupton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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