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Summerton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Somerton, usually from Old English sumor ‘summer’ + tun ‘farmstead’, notably Somerton in Oxfordshire, where the surname is still relatively common. There are also places so named in Somerset and Norfolk which may also have contributed to the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Merton, Humbertson, Smeaton, Emberton, Summerford, Fullerton

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Summerton Family Origin

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Summerton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Miller

    13%
  • Conductor-R.R.

    6%
  • Dress Maker

    6%

In 1880, the most common Summerton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Summerton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Summerton family was Dress Maker. Farmer, Miller and Conductor-R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Summerton.

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Summerton Life Expectancy

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