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Luxton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place, probably one of two in Devon, so called from the possessive form of the Middle English personal name or surname Lugg (from Old English Lugga) + Middle English tune, tone ‘settlement’ (Old English tun).

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


Similar surnames: Buxton, Lutton, Luton, Lupton, Laxton, Hunton, Lorton, Litton, Ruxton

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Where is the Luxton family from?

You can see how Luxton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luxton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Luxton families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Luxton family living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Luxton's in the USA. Illinois and 2 other states had the highest population of Luxton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luxton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luxton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Luxton. 29% of Luxton men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Luxton women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luxton were Farm Laborer and Silkworker.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Secretary
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Silkworker
    14%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Luxton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luxton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Luxton. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Luxton. For the veterans among your Luxton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luxton lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Luxton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Luxton in 1954 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

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