Welton Family History

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Welton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Welton, for example in Cumbria, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, and East Yorkshire, from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilton, Belton, Melton, Felton, Weston, Elton, Weldon, Yelton, Helton

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Welton Family Origin

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Welton Family Occupations

What did your Welton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Welton. 8% of Welton men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Welton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Welton were Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Bricklayer
    4%
  • Farm Labourer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • 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.

Welton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Welton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welton 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Welton. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Welton. For the veterans among your Welton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welton Life Expectancy

What is the average Welton lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Welton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Welton in 1944 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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