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Origins of the Exton surname

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About the Extons

We have a total number of 11103 records for people with the last name Exton.

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Where do most Extons live?

In 1921, most Extons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Extons

How common is your surname?

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

We have 10,100 records for the Exton surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Extons most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Extons.

What are the most common Exton first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Extons

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

Common Female occupations for Extons in 1921
Cotton Weaver




Domestic Servant




General Servant


Common Male occupations for Extons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Farm Labourer


Cotton Weaver


General Labourer


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