Axton Family History

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Axton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Axton in Kent, named from the Old English personal name Acca + Old English stan ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Aston, Alton, Exton, Axon, Aiton, Laxton, Paxton, Auton, Acton, Oxton

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Axton Family Origin

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Axton Family Occupations

What did your Axton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Axton occupation in the UK was Labourer. 17% of Axton's were Labourers. Labourer, Annuitant and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Axton. A less common occupation for the Axton family was Laundress.

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  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Butcher

  • Laundress


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

Axton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Axton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Axton 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 Axton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Axton. For the veterans among your Axton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Axton Life Expectancy

What is the average Axton lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Axton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Axton in 1945 was 23, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Axton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Axton 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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