Talton Family History

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Talton Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly from Talton in Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement (tun) associated with T?tel’, but more likely from Tallington in Lincolnshire, ‘settlement associated with Talla’, an unattested Old English personal name.

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

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

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Talton Family Origin

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Talton Family Occupations

What did your Talton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Domestique and Lumberman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Talton. A less common occupation for the Talton family was Pasterer. The most common Talton occupation in Canada was Domestique. 33% of Talton's were Domestiques.

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  • Domestique

  • Lumberman

  • Pasterer


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

Talton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Talton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Talton 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 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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Draft Card

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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Talton Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Talton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Talton 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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