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Origins of the Arton surname

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About the Artons

We have a total number of 2116 records for people with the last name Arton.

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Where do most Artons live?

In 1921, most Artons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Artons

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,800 records for the Arton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1558.

Who were Artons most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Artons.

What are the most common Arton first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Artons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Artons in 1921
Silk Weaver


General Servant


Cotton Weaver


Domestic Servant




Common Male occupations for Artons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Farm Labourer


Linen Draper


Coal Miner


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