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Moreton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Morton 1. French: nickname from a double diminutive of More 2. Spanish (Moretón): from moretón ‘brown’, ‘tanned’ (of skin).

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

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Moreton Family Origin

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Moreton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Moreton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Moreton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moreton. A less common occupation for the Moreton family was Keeping House.

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Moreton Historical Records

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Moreton Life Expectancy

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