Nolton Family History

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Nolton Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Nolet (see Nollette). Possibly an Americanized form of German Nolten, patronymic from Nolt.

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


Similar surnames: Nulton, Kolson, Tolton, Nolting, Norton, Bolten, Nolden, Soltow

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Nolton Family Origin

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Nolton Family Occupations

What did your Nolton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nolton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Nolton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nolton. A less common occupation for the Nolton family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nolton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Nolton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nolton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nolton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nolton. 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 Nolton. For the veterans among your Nolton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nolton Life Expectancy

What is the average Nolton lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nolton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Nolton in 1963 was 72, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nolton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nolton 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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