Mayton Family History

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Mayton Name Meaning

Probably of English origin, a habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps Mayton Hall in Norfolk.

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


Similar surnames: Payton, Gayton, Layton, Hayton, Maxton, Marton, Kayton, Maston

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Mayton Family Origin

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Mayton Family Occupations

What did your Mayton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mayton family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayton. The most common Mayton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Mayton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    74%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Mayton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mayton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mayton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mayton. For the veterans among your Mayton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mayton Life Expectancy

What is the average Mayton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mayton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mayton in 1962 was 83, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mayton 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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