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Allton Name Meaning

English:: variant of Alton variant of Olton . Compare Alton

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Allmon, Allston, Alton, Alltop, Allsop, Auston, Auton, Hylton, Yelton

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Where is the Allton family from?

You can see how Allton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Allton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 4 Allton families living in New Brunswick. This was about 67% of all the recorded Allton's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Allton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Allton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Allton. 17% of Allton men worked as a Truck Driver and 47% of Allton women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allton were Inspector and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Truck Driver
  • Manager
  • Laborer
  • Inspector

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • House Worker
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Allton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 257 immigration records available for the last name Allton. 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 Cards

There are 750 military records available for the last name Allton. For the veterans among your Allton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Allton lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Allton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Allton in 1963 was 49, and 91 in 2004.

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