Longton Family History

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Longton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so called in Lancashire and Staffordshire (see Langton).

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

Similar surnames: Langton, Longden, Linton, Kington, Langdon, Lorton, Leighton, Longtin

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Longton Family Origin

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Longton Family Occupations

What did your Longton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longton. A less common occupation for the Longton family was Brickmaker. The most common Longton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Longton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Blacksmith

  • Brickmaker


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

Longton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Longton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Longton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Longton. 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 727 military records available for the last name Longton. For the veterans among your Longton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Longton Life Expectancy

What is the average Longton lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Longton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Longton in 1953 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Longton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Longton 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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