Pelton Family History

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Pelton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pelton, a place in County Durham, named from an unattested Old English personal name Peola + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Elton, Felton, Yelton, Helton, Penton, Welton, Belton, Seaton, Melton

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Pelton Family Origin

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Pelton Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    7%
  • Brickmaker

    7%
  • Carman

    7%
  • Cellar Man

    7%

In 1881, Baker, Brickmaker and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelton. The most common Pelton occupation in the UK was Baker. 7% of Pelton's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Pelton family was Cellar Man.

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Pelton Historical Records

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Pelton Life Expectancy

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Famous Pelton Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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