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Stanton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places throughout England so called from Old English stan ‘stone’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Most of them are named for their situation on stony ground, but in the case of Stanton Harcourt in Oxfordshire and Stanton Drew in Avon the reference is to the proximity of prehistoric stone monuments. The name has also sometimes been chosen by Ashkenazic Jews as an Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames. This surname has long been established in Ireland also.

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

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Stanton Family Origin

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Stanton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stanton family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stanton. The most common Stanton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Stanton's were Farmers.

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