The surname Wharton has a great history in Europe dating back to the middle ages. Wharton is a middle British occupational last name. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Norfolk in 1158.
There are approximately 107087 with the last name Wharton living in Great Britain. Cambridgeshire currently holds the highest density of families with the last name Wharton. An early 19th century Wharton was noted as liking a drink after police allegedly threw him out of no less than 7 watering holes in one night. A tarnished past is evident, especially around the year 1862 when Paul Wharton stole a gold ring and was sentenced to prison. 108
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