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Origins of the Gunton surname

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About the Guntons

We have a total number of 7655 records for people with the last name Gunton.

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Where do most Guntons live?

In 1921, most Guntons lived in East.


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Interesting facts about Guntons

How common is your surname?

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

We have 6,980 records for the Gunton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1559.

Who were Guntons most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Gunton first names?

  • William
  • Russell
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Guntons

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

Common Female occupations for Guntons in 1921
Dressmaker

47

House Servant

23

Domestic Servant

19

General Servant Domestic

17

Living On Own Means

17

Common Male occupations for Guntons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

62

Farm Labourer

39

General Labourer

27

Carpenter

24

Brickmaker

17

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