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Talton Surname Meaning

English (Lincolnshire and Staffordshire):: habitational name apparently from Tallington (Lincolnshire). The placename probably derives from an Old English personal name T(e)alla + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. probably a variant of Tolton .

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


Similar surnames: Alton, Tolton, Tatton, Tarlton, Tilton, Halton, Dalton, Salton

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Where is the Talton family from?

You can see how Talton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Talton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Talton families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Talton families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Talton's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Talton families in 1911.
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What did your Talton ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Laborer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 600 immigration records available for the last name Talton. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Talton. For the veterans among your Talton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Talton lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Talton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Talton in 1947 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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