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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

What did your Calton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Calton. 2% of Calton men worked as a Farm Labourer and 45% of Calton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Calton were Agricultural Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Housekeeper
    2%
  • Household Duties
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Calton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Calton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Calton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Calton. For the veterans among your Calton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calton Life Expectancy

What is the average Calton lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Calton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Calton in 1945 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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