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Olton Name Meaning

English: variant of Oulton .

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

Similar surnames: Alton, Orton, Elton, Holton, Colton, Tolton, Bolton, Oxton, Nolton

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Where is the Olton family from?

You can see how Olton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olton family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Olton families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Olton families living in Manitoba. This was about 36% of all the recorded Olton's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Olton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Olton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Olton. 100% of Olton men worked as a Salesman. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Olton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olton 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Olton. 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 418 military records available for the last name Olton. For the veterans among your Olton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Olton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Olton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Olton in 1962 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

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