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Felton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most of them, including those in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset (Winford), are named from Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Another place of the same name in Somerset, also known as Whitchurch, has as its first element Old English fileðe ‘hay’. Felton Hill in Northumberland is named with the Old English personal name Fygla (a derivative of fugol ‘bird’; compare Fowle).

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

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Name Distribution of Felton Families

  • Number of Felton families
     101 - 199
     34 - 100
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Felton families
     206 - 410
     69 - 205
     1 - 68
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Felton families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Felton Family Origin

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Felton Immigration Information

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Felton Family Occupations

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