Lampton Family History

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Lampton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lampton in Greater London (formerly Middlesex) or Lambton in County Durham, named in Old English as ‘farm or settlement where lambs were reared’, from lamb ‘lamb’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Campton, Rampton, Hampton, Langton, Plimpton, Frampton, Layton

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Lampton Family Origin

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Lampton Family Occupations

What did your Lampton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lampton. 22% of Lampton men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Lampton women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lampton were Labor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lampton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lampton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lampton 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Lampton. 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 Lampton. For the veterans among your Lampton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lampton Life Expectancy

What is the average Lampton lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lampton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lampton in 1951 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

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