Parton Family History

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Parton Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from any of various places called Parton; most are named with Old English peretun ‘pear orchard’ (a compound of pere ‘pear’ + tun ‘enclosure’, with later change of -er- to -ar-, a regular phonetic development in Middle English). There are examples in Gloucestershire, two in Cumbria, and one in Kircudbrightshire, Scotland.

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

Similar surnames: Parson, Harton, Payton, Marton, Garton, Barton, Paxton, Panton

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Parton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Parton name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Parton. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • European Jewish


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Parton Family Origin

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Parton Family Occupations

What did your Parton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Parton family was Farming. The most common Parton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Parton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parton.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Parton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Parton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parton 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Parton. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Parton. For the veterans among your Parton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parton Life Expectancy

What is the average Parton lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Parton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Parton in 1945 was 23, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parton 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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