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Helton Family History

Helton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Helton in Cumbria, named in Old English probably with helde ‘slope’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or possibly a variant of Hilton. This is a common name in TN, KY, OH, TX, and GA. UK 7.

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

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Name Distribution of Helton Families

  • Number of Helton families
     171 - 340
     58 - 170
     1 - 57
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Helton families
     165 - 328
     56 - 164
     1 - 55
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Helton families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Helton Family Origin

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Helton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Helton

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Helton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Helton Civil War Service Records

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