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Singleton Family History

Singleton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Sussex. The former seems from the present-day distribution of the surname to be the major source, and is named from Old English scingel ‘shingle(s)’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter gets its name from Old English sengel ‘burnt clearing’ + tun.

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

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386,648 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
39,434 Military Records
16,796 Immigration Records
234,364 Census and Voter Lists
802,524 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Singleton Families

  • Number of Singleton families
     498 - 993
     167 - 497
     1 - 166
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Singleton families
     1,402 - 2,801
     468 - 1,401
     1 - 467
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Singleton families
     36 - 70
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Singleton Family Origin

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Singleton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Singleton

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Singleton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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