Aiton Family History

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Aiton Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Ayton in Berwickshire, ‘the settlement on the Eye river’. English: habitational name from a group of places in North Yorkshire called Ayton, from Old English ea ‘river’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘estate’, or from Eyton in Shropshire, named with Old English eg ‘island’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Alton, Aston, Auton, Acton, Axton, Litton, Hinton, Tilton, Orton

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Aiton Family Origin

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Aiton Family Occupations

What did your Aiton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Aiton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Aiton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Aiton family was Ag. Lab.. Farmer, Dressmaker and Pirn Winder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aiton.

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  • Farmer

  • Dressmaker

  • Pirn Winder

  • Ag. Lab.


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Aiton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Aiton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aiton 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 769 immigration records available for the last name Aiton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 708 military records available for the last name Aiton. For the veterans among your Aiton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aiton Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Aiton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Aiton in 1965 was 82, and 78 in 2004.

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