Eaton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named from Old English ea ‘river’ or eg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Easton, Seaton, Heaton, Ecton, Exton, Yeaton, Elton, Caton, Leaton

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Eaton Family Origin

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Eaton Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eaton family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eaton. The most common Eaton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Eaton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Eaton Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Eaton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Eaton in 1940 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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