Finton Family History

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Finton Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Fenton.

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


Similar surnames: Vinton, Fenton, Linton, Fitton, Hinton, Clinton, Kinton, Winton

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Finton Family Origin

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Finton Family Occupations

What did your Finton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Finton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Finton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Finton family was Fisherman. Farmer, School and Constable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finton.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • School

    17%
  • Constable

    6%
  • Fisherman

    6%

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

Finton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Finton Life Expectancy

What is the average Finton lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Finton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Finton in 1961 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finton 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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