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Calton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Staffordshire and North Yorkshire, named Calton, from Old English calf ‘calf’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. There are also numerous minor places so named, notably in Yorkshire and Derbyshire, and they may also have given rise to the surname in some instances.

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


Similar surnames: Cayton, Colton, Caton, Alton, Salton, Catton, Halton, Dalton, Carlton

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Calton Family Origin

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Calton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Carter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Calton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Calton's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calton. A less common occupation for the Calton family was Carter.

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Calton Historical Records

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Calton Life Expectancy

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