Setton Family History

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Setton Name Meaning

Scottish or English: variant of Seaton. French: of uncertain origin. Possibly a Frenchified form of Scottish Seaton. Jewish (Sephardic): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Seeton, Seton, Seaton, Sexton, Betton, Yelton, Jetton, Heuton, Sitton

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Setton Family Origin

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Setton Family Occupations

What did your Setton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Setton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Setton's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Setton. A less common occupation for the Setton family was Works In Mines.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Merchant

  • Works In Mines


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

Setton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Setton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Setton 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 810 immigration records available for the last name Setton. 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 247 military records available for the last name Setton. For the veterans among your Setton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Setton Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Setton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Setton in 1966 was 70, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Setton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Setton 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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