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Everton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, in Bedfordshire, Merseyside, and Nottinghamshire, so named from Old English eofor ‘wild boar’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Leverton, Overton, Edgerton, Emberton, Merton, Shelton, Yelverton

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Where is the Everton family from?

You can see how Everton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Everton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Everton families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 7 Everton families living in Massachusetts. This was about 23% of all the recorded Everton's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Everton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Everton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Everton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and 0 were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Everton. 26% of Everton men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Everton women worked as a 0. Some less common occupations for Americans named Everton were Manager and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • 0
    19%
  • Secretary
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Everton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Everton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Everton. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Everton. For the veterans among your Everton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Everton lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Everton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Everton in 1959 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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