Cayton Family History

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Cayton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in North Yorkshire called Cayton, near Scarborough and in South Stainley; both are named from the Old English personal name C?ga + Old English tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Caton, Layton, Calton, Caston, Gayton, Payton, Catton, Hayton

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Cayton Family Origin

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Cayton Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Overlooker

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Painter

    7%
  • Bolt Maker

    4%

In 1881, the most common Cayton occupation in the UK was Cotton Overlooker. 7% of Cayton's were Cotton Overlookers. Cotton Overlooker, Farmer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cayton. A less common occupation for the Cayton family was Bolt Maker.

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Cayton Historical Records

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Cayton Life Expectancy

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