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Leyton Family History

Leyton Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Layton.Galician and Portuguese: perhaps a variant spelling of Leitón, or Leitã (Galacian) a nickname meaning ‘suckling pig’. RS.

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

17,198 Historical Documents with Leyton on Ancestry.com
8,777 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
312 Military Records
684 Immigration Records
4,109 Census and Voter Lists
3,316 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Leyton Families

  • Number of Leyton families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Leyton families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Leyton families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Leyton Family Origin

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Leyton Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Leyton

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Leyton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Leyton Civil War Service Records

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