Leyton Family History

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Leyton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Layton. Galician and Portuguese: perhaps a variant spelling of Leitón, or Leitã (Galacian) a nickname meaning ‘suckling pig’.

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


Similar surnames: Keyton, Lefton, Deyton, Peyton, Kayton, Leston, Berton, Leydon

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Leyton Family Origin

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Leyton Family Occupations

What did your Leyton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leyton family was Farm Labor. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leyton. The most common Leyton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Leyton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Brick Mason

    9%
  • Farm Labor

    9%

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

Leyton Historical Records

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

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Leyton Life Expectancy

What is the average Leyton lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, Leyton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Leyton in 1960 was 50, and 63 in 2004.

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