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Rowton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Cheshire, East Yorkshire (now Humberside), and Shropshire. The first two are named from Old English ruh ‘rough’ + tun ‘hill’. The last, recorded in Domesday Book as Routone, is named from Old English ruh + hyll ‘hill’ + tun.

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

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Rowton Family Origin

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Rowton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    85%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rowton family was Works In Cotton Mill. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowton. The most common Rowton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 85% of Rowton's were Farmers.

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Rowton Life Expectancy

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