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Lampton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lampton in Greater London (formerly Middlesex) or Lambton in County Durham, named in Old English as ‘farm or settlement where lambs were reared’, from lamb ‘lamb’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Campton, Rampton, Hampton, Langton, Plimpton, Frampton, Layton

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Lampton Family Origin

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Lampton Family Occupations

What did your Lampton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lampton family was Works On Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lampton. The most common Lampton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Lampton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Works On Farm

    4%

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Lampton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lampton Life Expectancy

What is the average Lampton lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lampton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lampton in 1951 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lampton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lampton 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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