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Nettleton Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place so named, probably the one in Lincolnshire, although there is also one in Wiltshire. The place name is derived from Old English netele ‘nettle’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Littleton, Netherton, Embleton, Betterton, Elton, Pendleton

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Nettleton Family Origin

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Nettleton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nettleton. A less common occupation for the Nettleton family was Laborer. The most common Nettleton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Nettleton's were Farmers.

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Nettleton Historical Records

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Nettleton Life Expectancy

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