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Stoughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Leicestershire, Surrey, and Sussex, so named from Old English stoc ‘dependent settlement’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Boughton, Troughton, Houghton, Broughton, Oughton, Roughton, Stockton

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Stoughton Family Origin

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Stoughton Family Occupations

What did your Stoughton ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Lawyer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoughton. A less common occupation for the Stoughton family was Lawyer. The most common Stoughton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Stoughton's were Farmers.

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Stoughton Historical Records

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Stoughton Life Expectancy

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Famous Stoughton Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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