Netherton Family History

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Netherton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named with Old English neoðera ‘lower’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. This could be the one in Worcestershire or the one in Northamptonshire, but is more likely to be from one of the eight places so called in Devon, where the surname is most common.

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


Similar surnames: Leverton, Betterton, Atherton, Nettleton, Edgerton, Emberton

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Netherton Family Origin

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Netherton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    77%
  • Clergyman

    2%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%
  • Keeping Hotell

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Clergyman and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Netherton. A less common occupation for the Netherton family was Keeping Hotell. The most common Netherton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 77% of Netherton's were Farmers.

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Netherton Historical Records

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Netherton Life Expectancy

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