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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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Where is the Parton family from?

You can see how Parton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Parton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 15 Parton families living in Kentucky. This was about 30% of all the recorded Parton's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Parton families in 1840.
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What did your Parton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Parton. 27% of Parton men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Parton women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parton were Salesman and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Farming
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Housework
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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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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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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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