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Deighton Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places in Yorkshire named Deighton, from Old English dic ‘ditch’, ‘dike’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’. See also Ditton.

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


Similar surnames: Heighton, Leighton, Brighton, Knighton, Ditton, Creighton, Doughton

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Deighton Family Origin

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Deighton Family Occupations

What did your Deighton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deighton. The most common Deighton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Deighton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deighton family was At School.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • At School

    5%

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

Deighton Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Deighton ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Deighton Life Expectancy

What is the average Deighton lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Deighton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Deighton in 1951 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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United States

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