Hampton Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Hampton Name Meaning: A surname which originates from a number of forenames (mainly Norman),'Hamon'or 'Haim' meaning 'home', a similar Old German word 'Hamundr' means 'high protection'.

May be a topogrphical name referring to a settlement on a hill or someone who was a protector of something or someone.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Hampton Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Hampton family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 110
Female Servant 98
Labourer 61
Independent 56
Farmer 39
Male Servant 28
Copper Miner 25
Shoe Maker 24
Blacksmith 14
Ag Lab 14
Sawyer 13
Gardener 13
Carpenter 13
Dress Maker 12
Independant 10
Tailor 9
Soldier 9
Porter 9
Engineer 8
Clerk 8
Smith 7
Miner 7
Baker 7
Laundress 7
Nailor 7

Hampton Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Hampton 100% 32,245
2 Hempton 86% 282
3 Humpton 86% 262
4 Hompton 86% 117
5 Himpton 86% 116

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The surname Hampton is the most popular version of all its varients

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