Baton Family History

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Baton Name Meaning

French (Bâton): see Baston.

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

Similar surnames: Batton, Bathon, Baston, Caton, Baron, Bason, Bacon, Paton, Badon

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Baton Family Origin

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Baton Family Occupations

What did your Baton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Baton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Baton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baton. A less common occupation for the Baton family was At The Gas Works.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Works In Cotton Mill

  • At The Gas Works


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

Baton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Baton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Baton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Baton. For the veterans among your Baton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baton Life Expectancy

What is the average Baton lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Baton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Baton in 1961 was 73, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baton 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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