The Charlton Family History

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The Charlton Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Charlton
1841 Census262
1851 Census1756
1861 Census3143
1871 Census4618
1881 Census6555
1891 Census7928
1901 Census10067
1911 Census11980

Most Frequent Forenames for the Charlton Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
John Charlton 24 136 234 338 459 554 657 769
Mary Charlton 22 154 291 403 544 562 617 673
William Charlton 15 156 268 353 465 531 628 699
Thomas Charlton 14 91 180 244 340 386 458 498
Elizabeth Charlton 14 111 184 261 346 374 415 403
George Charlton 11 71 140 185 288 339 411 484
Margaret Charlton 9 59 113 144 235 246 319 335
Robert Charlton 10 38 78 120 194 215 276 308
Jane Charlton 16 75 131 165 195 194 204 205
James Charlton 8 50 102 139 149 179 238 272
Sarah Charlton 9 45 101 138 192 201 229 231
Joseph Charlton 4 34 56 92 136 150 186 223
Edward Charlton 5 34 65 94 100 122 162 191
Annie Charlton 0 0 11 46 117 170 235 252
Ann Charlton 11 84 100 93 100 89 63 71
Henry Charlton 6 41 47 80 103 135 131 147
Isabella Charlton 11 45 63 88 111 108 132 114
Hannah Charlton 3 34 62 65 98 110 104 109
Alice Charlton 1 21 30 52 76 90 123 150
Charles Charlton 3 18 34 49 75 86 100 107

Your Family History Search

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Etymology and History of the Surname: Charlton

View Name: CHARLTON.

CHARLTON

Derivation:
A habitational name from any of a number of places named 'Charlton'.The old English ceorlatun meaning 'settlement of the peasants',understood as ceorl 'a free peasant of the lowest rank'.This is someone who was bound to the land by servitude 'serf'.

History:
The name is of English origin,recorded at the end of the 12th century.The first recorded spelling is that of 'Jordan De Cherleton'.

Linked Surnames:
Charleton,Chorlton,Carlton.

 



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