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Whelton Family History

Whelton Name Meaning
Irish (west Cork): because of the earlier Anglicized form Houlton, MacLysaght suggests this may be a variant form of Houlihan.English: possibly a variant spelling of Welton.

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

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7,785 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
949 Military Records
1,013 Immigration Records
7,287 Census and Voter Lists
6,588 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Whelton Families

  • Number of Whelton families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Whelton families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Whelton last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Whelton census records

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Whelton Family Origin

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Whelton Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Whelton

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Whelton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Whelton census records

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Whelton Civil War Service Records

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