Tilton Family History

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Tilton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tilton in Leicestershire, named with the Old English personal name Tila + Old English tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Tolton, Talton, Bilton, Hilton, Wilton, Tipton, Milton, Kilton

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Tilton Family Origin

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Tilton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Commercial Traveller

    7%
  • Cordwainer (Boot)

    7%
  • Gardener (ND)

    7%

In 1881, the most common Tilton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Tilton's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tilton family was Gardener (ND). Agricultural Labourer, Commercial Traveller and Cordwainer (Boot) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tilton.

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Tilton Historical Records

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Tilton Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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