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Staunton Name Meaning

Irish (of English origin): habitational name from any of the places so called in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire, which have the same etymology as Stanton. This name has been established in Ireland (Mayo, Connacht) from medieval times. See also McEvilly.

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

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Staunton Family Origin

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Staunton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staunton. The most common Staunton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Staunton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Staunton family was Keeping House.

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Staunton Life Expectancy

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