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Laxton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Laxton, in East Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, and Northamptonshire. The Northamptonshire place name is formed from an Old English personal name Leaxa + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The other examples were named with Leaxa + -ing- (denoting association with) + tun.

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


Similar surnames: Layton, Claxton, Luxton, Paxton, Saxton, Lawton, Maxton, Axton

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Laxton Family Origin

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Laxton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Going To School

    16%
  • School

    16%
  • Son

    16%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laxton. A less common occupation for the Laxton family was Son. The most common Laxton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Laxton's were Farmers.

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Laxton Historical Records

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Laxton Life Expectancy

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