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Whelton Name Meaning

Irish (west Cork): because of the earlier Anglicized form Houlton, MacLysaght suggests this may be a variant form of Houlihan. English: possibly a variant spelling of Welton.

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


Similar surnames: Whealton, Helton, Wheaton, Halton, Whallon, Welton, Yelton, Chelton

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Whelton Family Origin

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Whelton Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Agric Labr

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • College Bedmaker

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whelton family was College Bedmaker. Blacksmith, Agric Labr and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whelton. The most common Whelton occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 14% of Whelton's were Blacksmiths.

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Whelton Historical Records

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Whelton Life Expectancy

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