Warburton Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Warburton Name Meaning: Thought to have derived from the female name 'Waerburg', which comprises of 'waer' meaning pledge and similarly 'burh' meaning fortress with 'tun', meaning settlement.

Believed to have been first introduced after the Norman Conquest. A name often given to someone from a place of the same name.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Warburton Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Warburton family

Profession Census Frequency
Cotton Weaver 117
Agricultural Labourer 83
Female Servant 71
Labourer 62
Weaver 61
Farmer 55
Independent 52
Cotton Spinner 37
Male Servant 33
Tailor 22
Blacksmith 18
Cotton Piecer 16
Bleacher 15
Butcher 15
Stuff Weaver 15
Carter 14
Shoe Maker 14
Coal Miner 13
Hatter 11
Joiner 11
Silk Weaver 10
Cotton Reeler 9
Dress Maker 9
Gardener 9
Winder 9

Warburton Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Warburton 100% 48,858
2 Warbarton 89% 1,177
3 Warberton 89% 805
4 Worburton 89% 116

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

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