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
Scholar 564
Agricultural Labourer 96
Labourer 52
House Servant 43
Servant 32
Dress Maker 30
Coal Miner 28
Laundress 23
Blacksmith 21
Copper Miner 20
Gardener 17
Carpenter 16
House Maid 15
House Keeper 14
Carter 13
Wife 13
Domestic Servant 13
General Servant 13
Miner 13
Errand Boy 13
Farmer 11
Tailor 11
Gimp Hand 11
Shoe Maker 11
Bricklayer 9

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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