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Singleton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Sussex. The former seems from the present-day distribution of the surname to be the major source, and is named from Old English scingel ‘shingle(s)’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter gets its name from Old English sengel ‘burnt clearing’ + tun.

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

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Singleton Family Origin

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Singleton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Singleton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Singleton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Singleton. A less common occupation for the Singleton family was Keeping House.

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Singleton Life Expectancy

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Famous Singleton Family

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