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Where is the Galton family from?
You can see how Galton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Galton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Galton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Galton family living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Galton's in USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Galton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Galton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Galton. 25% of Galton men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Galton women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galton were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .