Keyton Family History

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Keyton Name Meaning

English (Kent): possibly a variant of the habitational name Cayton or a variant spelling of Keeton.

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

Similar surnames: Kayton, Keaton, Leyton, Keeton, Kenton, Deyton, Peyton, Yelton

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Keyton Family Origin

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Keyton Family Occupations

What did your Keyton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Keyton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Keyton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keyton family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keyton.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer On Farm

  • Farm Laborer


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

Keyton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keyton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keyton 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 215 immigration records available for the last name Keyton. 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 766 military records available for the last name Keyton. For the veterans among your Keyton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keyton Life Expectancy

What is the average Keyton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Keyton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Keyton in 1962 was 67, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keyton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keyton 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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