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Yelverton Family History

Yelverton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Devon recorded in 1291 as Elleford ‘elder tree (Old English ellen) ford’; tun ‘village’ is a later addition. Alternatively, the surname may have be from Yelverton in Norfolk, which is probably from the personal name Geldfriþ + Old English tun ‘village’, ‘settlement’. UK 12; ADM, EKW.

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

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404 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Yelverton Families

  • Number of Yelverton families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Yelverton families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Yelverton families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Yelverton Family Origin

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Yelverton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Yelverton

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Yelverton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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