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Layson Name Meaning

English (Kent): unexplained; possibly a variant of Leeson.

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


Similar surnames: Lyson, Jayson, Cayson, Laymon, Latson, Passon, Landon, Gladson

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Layson Family Origin

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Layson Family Occupations

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  • Engine Driver At Works

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Timber Merchant

    33%

In 1881, the most common Layson occupation in the UK was Engine Driver At Works. 33% of Layson's were Engine Driver At Workss. Engine Driver At Works and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Layson. A less common occupation for the Layson family was Timber Merchant.

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Layson Historical Records

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Layson Life Expectancy

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