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Allerton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so called. Allerton on Merseyside, Chapel Allerton in West Yorkshire, and others in West Yorkshire were named in Old English as alra tun ‘settlement by the alders’. One in Somerset (Alwarditone in Domesday Book) is ‘Ælfweard’s settlement’; one in West Yorkshire (Allerton Mauleverer, Alvertone in Domesday Book) is ‘Ælfhere’s settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Alderton, Anderton, Atherton, Fullerton, Lorton, Alston, Wolverton

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Allerton Family Origin

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Allerton Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Allerton family was Retired Farmer. The most common Allerton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Allerton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allerton.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Retired Farmer

    7%

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Allerton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Allerton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allerton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Allerton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Allerton. For the veterans among your Allerton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Allerton Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Allerton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Allerton in 1951 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

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