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Felton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most of them, including those in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset (Winford), are named from Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Another place of the same name in Somerset, also known as Whitchurch, has as its first element Old English fileðe ‘hay’. Felton Hill in Northumberland is named with the Old English personal name Fygla (a derivative of fugol ‘bird’; compare Fowle).

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


Similar surnames: Elton, Fenton, Belton, Fulton, Hilton, Welton, Yelton, Pelton, Kenton

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Felton Family Origin

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Felton Family Occupations

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In 1881, Farmer Son, Modiste and Avocot were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Felton. A less common occupation for the Felton family was Copper Finisher. The most common Felton occupation in Canada was Farmer Son. 28% of Felton's were Farmer Sons.

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  • Farmer Son

    28%
  • Modiste

    11%
  • Avocot

    6%
  • Copper Finisher

    6%

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Felton Historical Records

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Felton Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Felton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Felton in 1940 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

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