Hayton Family History

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Hayton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, in Cumbria, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, East Yorkshire, and elsewhere, so called from Old English heg ‘hay’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Harton, Layton, Cayton, Hatton, Gayton, Halton, Payton, Hilton

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Hayton Family Origin

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Hayton Family Occupations

What did your Hayton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hayton family was Farmer'S Son. Farmer, Domestique and Factory Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hayton. The most common Hayton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Hayton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Domestique

  • Factory Hand

  • Farmer'S Son


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

Hayton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Hayton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hayton 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hayton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hayton. For the veterans among your Hayton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hayton Life Expectancy

What is the average Hayton lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hayton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hayton in 1947 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hayton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hayton 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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