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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


Similar surnames: Middleton, Angleton, Congleton, Hilton, Stapleton, Pendleton

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Singleton Family Origin

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Singleton Family Occupations

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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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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Singleton Historical Records

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Singleton Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Singleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Singleton in 1940 was 33, and 69 in 2004.

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