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Felton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most of them, including those in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset (Winford), are named from Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Another place of the same name in Somerset, also known as Whitchurch, has as its first element Old English fileðe ‘hay’. Felton Hill in Northumberland is named with the Old English personal name Fygla (a derivative of fugol ‘bird’; compare Fowle).

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


Similar surnames: Elton, Fenton, Belton, Fulton, Hilton, Welton, Yelton, Pelton, Kenton

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Felton Family Origin

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Felton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Felton family was Blacksmith. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Felton. The most common Felton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Felton's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Felton Historical Records

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Felton Life Expectancy

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