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Middleton Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the places so called. In over thirty instances from many different areas, the name is from Old English midel ‘middle’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. However, Middleton on the Hill near Leominster in Herefordshire appears in Domesday Book as Miceltune, the first element clearly being Old English micel ‘large’, ‘great’. Middleton Baggot and Middleton Priors in Shropshire have early spellings that suggest gem¯ðhyll (from gem¯ð ‘confluence’ + hyll ‘hill’) + tun as the origin.

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


Similar surnames: Milton, Hilton, Singleton, Pendleton, Duddleston, Huddleston, Moulton

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Middleton Family Origin

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Middleton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Middleton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Middleton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Middleton family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Middleton.

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Middleton Life Expectancy

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