Yelverton Family History

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Yelverton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Devon recorded in 1291 as Elleford ‘elder tree (Old English ellen) ford’; tun ‘village’ is a later addition. Alternatively, the surname may have be from Yelverton in Norfolk, which is probably from the personal name Geldfriþ + Old English tun ‘village’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Leverton, Wolverton, Alderton, Yelton, Betterton, Everton, Edgerton

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Yelverton Family Origin

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Yelverton Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    13%
  • Army Pensioner

    13%
  • Barristor In Practice

    13%
  • J.P. Carmarthenshire Other Local

    13%

In 1881, Annuitant, Army Pensioner and Barristor In Practice were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yelverton. A less common occupation for the Yelverton family was J.P. Carmarthenshire Other Local. The most common Yelverton occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 13% of Yelverton's were Annuitants.

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