Chelton Family History

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Chelton Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Chilton.

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


Similar surnames: Chilton, Cheston, Whelton, Helton, Uselton, Culton, Henton, Heuton

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Chelton Family Origin

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Chelton Family Occupations

What did your Chelton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Chelton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 83% of Chelton's were Farmers. Farmer and Cabinetmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chelton.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Cabinetmaker

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chelton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chelton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chelton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chelton 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 Chelton. 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 Chelton. For the veterans among your Chelton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chelton Life Expectancy

What is the average Chelton lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Chelton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Chelton in 1959 was 60, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chelton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chelton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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