Maxton Family History

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Maxton Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place so called in Roxburghshire (Borders), named as the ‘settlement (tun) of Maccus’. There is also a place of this name in Kent, England, but it does not seem to have given rise to a surname.

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


Similar surnames: Laxton, Paxton, Marton, Manton, Saxton, Haxton, Banton, Axton, Milton

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Maxton Family Origin

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Maxton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maxton. A less common occupation for the Maxton family was Keeping House. The most common Maxton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Maxton's were Farmers.

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Maxton Historical Records

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Maxton Life Expectancy

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