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Lefton Name Meaning

habitational name, perhaps from Lepton in West Yorkshire, which is named from Old English hlep ‘leap’ (hence ‘cliff’, ‘steep slope’) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. probably a variant of Leverton.

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


Similar surnames: Lenton, Leston, Leaton, Sefton, Lifton, Linton, Clifton, Liston

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Lefton Family Origin

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Lefton Family Occupations

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  • Iron Worker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Lefton occupation in the UK was Iron Worker. 100% of Lefton's were Iron Workers.

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Lefton Historical Records

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