Pelton Family History

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Pelton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pelton, a place in County Durham, named from an unattested Old English personal name Peola + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Elton, Felton, Yelton, Helton, Penton, Welton, Belton, Seaton, Melton

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Pelton Family Origin

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Pelton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Student

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Mariner

    4%

In 1881, the most common Pelton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Pelton's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelton. A less common occupation for the Pelton family was Mariner.

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Pelton Historical Records

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Pelton Life Expectancy

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Famous Pelton Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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