Dayton Family History

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Dayton Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Deighton.

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

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Dayton Family Origin

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Dayton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dayton family was Carpenter. The most common Dayton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Dayton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dayton.

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Dayton Historical Records

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Dayton Life Expectancy

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