Ponton Family History

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Ponton Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name, probably from Great and Little Ponton in Lincolnshire, named probably with an obscure Old English word pamp ‘hill’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘enclosure’. The surname is now found chiefly in Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Panton, Pointon, Penton, Dunton, Holton, Poston, Denton, Linton

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Ponton Family Origin

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Ponton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ponton family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ponton. The most common Ponton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Ponton's were Farmers.

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Ponton Historical Records

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Ponton Life Expectancy

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