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Stratton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, in Bedfordshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, and Wiltshire, so named from Old English str?t ‘paved highway’, ‘Roman road’ (see Street) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. A place of the same name in Cornwall, which may also be a partial source of the surname, probably has as its first element Cornish stras ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Stanton, Gratton, Stretton, Tatton, Stratford, Seaton, Bratton

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Stratton Family Origin

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Stratton Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Stratton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Stratton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stratton. A less common occupation for the Stratton family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Stratton Historical Records

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Stratton Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Stratton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stratton in 1940 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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