Lefton Family History

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Lefton Name Meaning

habitational name, perhaps from Lepton in West Yorkshire, which is named from Old English hlep ‘leap’ (hence ‘cliff’, ‘steep slope’) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. probably a variant of Leverton.

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


Similar surnames: Lenton, Leston, Leaton, Sefton, Lifton, Linton, Clifton, Liston

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Lefton Family Origin

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Lefton Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Taylor

    25%
  • Works In Thread Mill

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lefton family was Works In Thread Mill. The most common Lefton occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Lefton's were Laborers. Laborer and Taylor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lefton.

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Lefton Life Expectancy

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