Trafton Family History

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Trafton Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Trenton, Grafton, Crafton, Slatton, Afton, Crayton, Stratton, Drayton

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Trafton Family Origin

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Trafton Family Occupations

What did your Trafton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Trafton family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trafton. The most common Trafton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Trafton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Trafton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Trafton Life Expectancy

What is the average Trafton lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Trafton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Trafton in 1940 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trafton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trafton 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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