Deaton Family History

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Deaton Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Deighton.

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


Similar surnames: Deyton, Keaton, Dayton, Yeaton, Deacon, Cleaton, Lefton, Neason

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Deaton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Deaton name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Deaton. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    62%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    22%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Norway

    2%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Deaton Family Origin

Where is the Deaton family from?

Deaton Family Occupations

What did your Deaton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deaton family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deaton. The most common Deaton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Deaton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Deaton Historical Records

What Deaton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Deaton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deaton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Deaton. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Deaton. For the veterans among your Deaton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deaton Life Expectancy

What is the average Deaton lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Deaton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Deaton in 1944 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deaton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deaton 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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