Pelton Family History

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Pelton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pelton, a place in County Durham, named from an unattested Old English personal name Peola + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Pelton Family Origin

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Pelton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelton. A less common occupation for the Pelton family was Laborer. The most common Pelton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Pelton's were Farmers.

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Pelton Life Expectancy

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