Panton Family History

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Panton Name Meaning

English (mainly Cambridgeshire): habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire called Panton, from Old English pamp ‘hill’, ‘ridge’ or panne ‘pan’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Ponton, Payton, Manton, Banton, Parton, Paxton, Penton, Spanton

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Panton Family Origin

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Panton Family Occupations

What did your Panton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Panton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Panton's were Farmers. Farmer, Miller and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Panton. A less common occupation for the Panton family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Miller

  • Barber

  • Laborer


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

Panton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Panton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Panton 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Panton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Panton. For the veterans among your Panton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Panton Life Expectancy

What is the average Panton lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Panton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Panton in 1958 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Panton 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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