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Origins of the Nanton surname

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About the Nantons

We have a total number of 416 records for people with the last name Nanton.

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Where do most Nantons live?

In 1921, most Nantons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Nantons

How common is your surname?

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

We have 135 records for the Nanton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Nantons most likely to marry?

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Williamses

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What are the most common Nanton first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Nantons

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

Common Female occupations for Nantons in 1921
Actress

4

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1

Boarder

1

Chambermaid

1

Charwoman

1

Common Male occupations for Nantons in 1921
Actor

4

Agricultural Labourer

2

General Labourer

2

Pewterer

2

Tyler

2

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