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Layson Name Meaning

English (Kent): unexplained; possibly a variant of Leeson.

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


Similar surnames: Lyson, Jayson, Cayson, Laymon, Latson, Passon, Landon, Gladson

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Layson Family Origin

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Layson Family Occupations

What did your Layson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Layson family was Keeps House. The most common Layson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Layson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Layson.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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Layson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Layson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Layson Life Expectancy

What is the average Layson lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Layson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Layson in 1947 was 56, and 69 in 2004.

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United States

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