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Claxton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Claxton, for example in County Durham, Norfolk, and North Yorkshire, probably from the Old Norse personal name Klakkr (see Clack) or possibly from Old English clacc ‘hill’ + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Laxton, Clayton, Clanton, Caton, Catton, Caston, Cayton, Layton

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Claxton Family Origin

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Claxton Family Occupations

What did your Claxton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Claxton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Claxton's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claxton. A less common occupation for the Claxton family was Annuitant .

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

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Claxton Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Claxton ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Claxton Life Expectancy

What is the average Claxton lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Claxton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Claxton in 1948 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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