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Haxton Name Meaning

Scottish (Fife): reduced form of Halkerston, a habitational name from a place so named in Lothian, originally called Hawkerton, from Middle English haueker ‘hawker’ + toun ‘village’, ‘town’, i.e. land held by the king’s falconer.

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


Similar surnames: Hatton, Maxton, Halton, Laxton, Harton, Saxton, Paxton, Hayton

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Haxton Family Origin

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Haxton Family Occupations

What did your Haxton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Haxton family was Shoe Maker. The most common Haxton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Haxton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haxton.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Shoe Maker

    4%

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

Haxton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Haxton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haxton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Haxton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Haxton. For the veterans among your Haxton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haxton Life Expectancy

What is the average Haxton lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Haxton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Haxton in 1963 was 59, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haxton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haxton 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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