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Origins of the Upton surname

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About the Uptons

We have a total number of 67743 records for people with the last name Upton.

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Alternative variations of the name Upton

Upton, Uptons, Uppton, Upten, Uptone

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Where do most Uptons live?

In 1921, most Uptons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Uptons

How common is your surname?

748th most common surname in the UK

We have 60,200 records for the Upton surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Uptons most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Upton first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Uptons

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

Common Female occupations for Uptons in 1921




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Uptons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer






Farm Labourer


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