Paton Name Meaning

Scottish: from a pet form of the personal name Pat (short form of Patrick), formed with the Old French diminutive suffix -on.

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

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Paton Family Origin

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Paton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Paton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Paton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paton. A less common occupation for the Paton family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Paton | Data not to scale

Paton Historical Records

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Paton Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Paton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Paton in 1946 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paton

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