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Belton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Belton, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Suffolk. The first element, bel, is of uncertain origin; the second is Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Irish: the name Weldon, relatively common in Ireland, has sometimes been Gaelicized as de Bhéalatún and re-Anglicized as Veldon and Belton.

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

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Belton Family Origin

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Belton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Belton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Belton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belton. A less common occupation for the Belton family was Keeping House.

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