Aiton Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Ayton in Berwickshire, ‘the settlement on the Eye river’. English: habitational name from a group of places in North Yorkshire called Ayton, from Old English ea ‘river’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘estate’, or from Eyton in Shropshire, named with Old English eg ‘island’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Alton, Aston, Auton, Acton, Axton, Litton, Hinton, Tilton, Orton

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Aiton Family Origin

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Aiton Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    24%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Brick Layer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Aiton occupation in the USA was Farming. 24% of Aiton's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Aiton family was Brick Layer. Farming, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aiton.

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Between 1965 and 2004, Aiton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Aiton in 1965 was 82, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aiton

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