Quenton Family History

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Quenton Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Quinton, Fenton, Hunton, Denton, Henton, Kenton, Dunton, Benton

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Quenton Family Origin

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Quenton Family Occupations

What did your Quenton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Commercial Traveler and Conductor R R were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Quenton. The most common Quenton occupation in the USA was Commercial Traveler. 50% of Quenton's were Commercial Travelers.

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  • Commercial Traveler

    50%
  • Conductor R R

    50%

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

Quenton Historical Records

What Quenton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 217 census records available for the last name Quenton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quenton 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 30 immigration records available for the last name Quenton. 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 14 military records available for the last name Quenton. For the veterans among your Quenton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quenton Life Expectancy

What is the average Quenton lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Quenton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Quenton in 1965 was 65, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quenton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quenton 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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