Dolton Family History

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Dolton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dalton.

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

Similar surnames: Molton, Dalton, Deyton, Boulton, Hylton, Allton, Colten, Kolton

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Dolton Family Origin

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Dolton Family Occupations

What did your Dolton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dolton. A less common occupation for the Dolton family was Carpenter. The most common Dolton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Dolton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Dolton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Dolton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dolton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dolton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dolton. For the veterans among your Dolton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dolton Life Expectancy

What is the average Dolton lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dolton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Dolton in 1951 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dolton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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