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Walton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Walton. The first element in these names was variously Old English walh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, genitive plural wala (see Wallace), w(e)ald ‘forest’, w(e)all ‘wall’, or wæll(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilton, Alton, Welton, Calton, Dalton, Salton, Halton, Watton

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Walton Family Origin

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Walton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walton. The most common Walton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Walton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Walton family was Farm Laborer.

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Walton Historical Records

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Walton Life Expectancy

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Famous Walton Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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