Yelton Family History

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Yelton Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Yeltoun, a surname of uncertain origin recorded in Lanarkshire. Black speculates that it may be a habitational name from Youlton in North Yorkshire, which is named from the Old Scandinavian personal name Jóli + Old English tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Felton, Helton, Pelton, Belton, Melton, Elton, Yeaton, Welton, Hilton

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Yelton Family Origin

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Yelton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yelton. The most common Yelton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Yelton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yelton family was Keeping House.

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Yelton Historical Records

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Yelton Life Expectancy

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