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Charlton Family History

Charlton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Charlton, mainly in southern England, from Old English Ceorlatun ‘settlement (Old English tun) of the peasants’. Old English ceorl denoted originally a free peasant of the lowest rank, later (but probably already before the Norman conquest) a tenant in pure villeinage, a serf or bondsman.Irish: altered form of Carlin.

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

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Name Distribution of Charlton Families

  • Number of Charlton families
     88 - 173
     30 - 87
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Charlton families
     1,471 - 2,940
     491 - 1,470
     1 - 490
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Charlton families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Charlton Family Origin

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Charlton Immigration Information

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Charlton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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