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Calton Family History

Calton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from either of two places, in Staffordshire and North Yorkshire, named Calton, from Old English calf ‘calf’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. There are also numerous minor places so named, notably in Yorkshire and Derbyshire, and they may also have given rise to the surname in some instances.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Calton Families

  • Number of Calton families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Calton families
     65 - 128
     22 - 64
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Calton families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Calton Family Origin

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Calton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Calton

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Calton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Calton Civil War Service Records

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