Brayton Family History

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Brayton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cumbria and North Yorkshire named Brayton, from Old Scandinavian breithr ‘broad’ or the personal name Breithi + Old English tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Branton, Braxton, Bratton, Drayton, Cayton, Brenton, Baston, Brinton

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Brayton Family Origin

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Brayton Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Physician & Surgeon

    11%
  • Alabaster Labourer

    6%
  • Black & White Smith

    6%

In 1881, the most common Brayton occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 17% of Brayton's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Brayton family was Black & White Smith. Blacksmith, Physician & Surgeon and Alabaster Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brayton.

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Brayton Historical Records

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Brayton Life Expectancy

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