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Lofton Family History

Lofton Name Meaning
English: unexplained. In the US this is a southern name, common in TX, MS, and LA.

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

164,520 Historical Documents with Lofton on Ancestry.com
41,519 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,673 Military Records
652 Immigration Records
25,046 Census and Voter Lists
90,630 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lofton Families

  • Number of Lofton families
     95 - 188
     32 - 94
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lofton families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lofton families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lofton Family Origin

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Lofton Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lofton

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Lofton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lofton census records

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Lofton Civil War Service Records

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