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Keyton Surname Meaning

English (Kent and Lancashire): possibly a variant of Caton Keaton or Keeton .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kayton, Keaton, Leyton, Keeton, Kenton, Deyton, Peyton, Yelton

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Where is the Keyton family from?

You can see how Keyton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keyton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Keyton families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 16 Keyton families living in Kent. This was about 52% of all the recorded Keyton's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Keyton families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keyton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keyton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Keyton. 100% of Keyton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keyton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keyton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 215 immigration records available for the last name Keyton. 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 Cards

There are 766 military records available for the last name Keyton. For the veterans among your Keyton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keyton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Keyton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Keyton in 1962 was 67, and 92 in 2004.

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