Auton Family History

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Auton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of the habitational name Aughton, from any of three places, in Lancashire, East and South Yorkshire, named Aughton, from Old English as ac ‘oak’ + tun ‘settlement’. Possibly French: there are several places in France named Authon and it could be a habitational name from any of these.

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

Similar surnames: Aiton, Acton, Aston, Luton, Alton, Axton, Dalton, Caton, Marton

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Auton Family Origin

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Auton Family Occupations

What did your Auton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Auton. The most common Auton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Auton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Auton family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Auton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Auton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Auton 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 968 immigration records available for the last name Auton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 926 military records available for the last name Auton. For the veterans among your Auton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Auton Life Expectancy

What is the average Auton lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Auton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Auton in 1948 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Auton 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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