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Kilton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Kilton, probably the one in Somerset, from Old English cylfe ‘club-shaped hill’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’. There are other places similarly named in Nottinghamshire and North Yorkshire (Cleveland), which probably have different etymologies.

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


Similar surnames: Wilton, Hilton, Bilton, Milton, Kirton, Kinton, Tilton, Winton

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Kilton Family Origin

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Kilton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmer & Mariner

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Agent Of Steamship Line

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farmer & Mariner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilton. The most common Kilton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kilton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kilton family was Agent Of Steamship Line.

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Kilton Historical Records

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Kilton Life Expectancy

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