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Walton Family History

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

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967,863 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
76,061 Military Records
49,374 Immigration Records
617,574 Census and Voter Lists
1,680,214 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Walton Families

  • Number of Walton families
     2,364 - 4,726
     789 - 2,363
     1 - 788
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Walton families
     63 - 123
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Walton Family Origin

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Walton Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Walton Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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Walton Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Walton census records

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Military Service by Walton

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