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Origins of the Manton surname

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About the Mantons

We have a total number of 16035 records for people with the last name Manton.

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Where do most Mantons live?

In 1921, most Mantons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Mantons

How common is your surname?

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

We have 13,700 records for the Manton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1558.

Who were Mantons most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Taylors

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What are the most common Manton first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Mantons

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

Common Female occupations for Mantons in 1921
Dressmaker

61

Laundress

49

General Servant Domestic

39

Charwoman

30

Domestic Servant

30

Common Male occupations for Mantons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

93

Butcher

52

General Labourer

43

Farmer

40

Blacksmith

33

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