Kayton Family History

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Kayton Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of the habitational name Cayton or a variant spelling of Keeton. Compare Keyton.

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


Similar surnames: Keyton, Gayton, Layton, Cayton, Mayton, Hayton, Payton, Crayton

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Kayton Family Origin

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Kayton Family Occupations

What did your Kayton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kayton occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Kayton's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kayton. A less common occupation for the Kayton family was Tailor.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%

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

Kayton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kayton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kayton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kayton

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kayton. 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 Kayton. For the veterans among your Kayton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kayton Life Expectancy

What is the average Kayton lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kayton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kayton in 1960 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kayton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kayton 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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