Byington Family History

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Byington Name Meaning

This has the form of an English habitational name, but no source has been identified, and the surname is rare in the British Isles.

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


Similar surnames: Benston, Ovington, Billington, Banton, Kington, Edington, Bevington

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Byington Family Origin

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Byington Family Occupations

What did your Byington ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Byington family was Teacher Col. Inst.. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Byington. The most common Byington occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Byington's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Teacher Col. Inst.

    33%

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

Byington Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Byington Life Expectancy

What is the average Byington lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Byington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Byington in 1948 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byington 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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