Upton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Upton. The majority of them are named from Old English up- ‘upper’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in Essex, however, was originally named with the phrase upp in tune ‘up in the settlement’, i.e. the higher part of the settlement; and one in Worcestershire is probably so called from the Old English personal name Ubba + tun.

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


Similar surnames: Upson, Lupton, Elton, Alton, Hunton, Dunton, Buxton, Caton, Lutton

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Upton Family Origin

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Upton Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Upton. The most common Upton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Upton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Upton family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Upton Life Expectancy

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