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Deighton Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places in Yorkshire named Deighton, from Old English dic ‘ditch’, ‘dike’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’. See also Ditton.

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


Similar surnames: Heighton, Leighton, Brighton, Knighton, Ditton, Creighton, Doughton

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Deighton Family Origin

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Deighton Family Occupations

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  • Bailiff

    33%
  • Employe

    33%
  • Manufactures

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Deighton family was Manufactures. The most common Deighton occupation in Canada was Bailiff. 33% of Deighton's were Bailiffs. Bailiff and Employe were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Deighton.

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Deighton Historical Records

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Deighton Life Expectancy

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