Norton Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Norton Name Meaning: This is a habitational name from places of this name i.e Norton in Hampshire. North 'enclosure' + tun 'settlement'.

The name is of English origin.The first family name recorded is that of 'Osuuardus de Nordtone',from the 'domesday book of Kent'.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Norton Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Norton family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 260
Female Servant 213
Independent 155
Labourer 124
Male Servant 76
Farmer 61
Shoe Maker 40
Carpenter 40
Ag Labourer 31
Tailor 27
Coal Miner 26
Pauper 22
Apprentice 21
Dress Maker 21
Weaver 21
Brick Maker 19
Clerk 18
Mason 17
Smith 15
Servant 15
Milliner 13
Cotton Spinner 13
Solicitor 13
Clothier 13
Pupil 12

Norton Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Norton 100% 69,845
2 Nurton 83% 1,302
3 Narton 83% 325
4 Norten 83% 157
5 Nerton 83% 106

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

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