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Kelton Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the village of Kelton in the parish of the same name in Kirkcudbrightshire.

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


Similar surnames: Yelton, Felton, Belton, Keeton, Kenton, Pelton, Elton, Helton, Melton

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Kelton Family Origin

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Kelton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kelton family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelton. The most common Kelton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kelton's were Farmers.

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Kelton Historical Records

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Kelton Life Expectancy

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