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Spanton Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): habitational name from Spaunton in North Yorkshire, so named from Old Norse spánn ‘shingle’, ‘wooden tile’ + Old English tun ‘settlement’, i.e. ‘settlement with shingled roofs’.

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


Similar surnames: Swanton, Stanton, Panton, Swinton, Seaton, Stainton, Branton, Manton

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Spanton Family Origin

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Spanton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • House Painter

    22%
  • Liquor Dealer

    22%
  • Gardener

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, House Painter and Liquor Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spanton. The most common Spanton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Spanton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spanton family was Gardener.

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Spanton Historical Records

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Spanton Life Expectancy

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