Leyton Family History

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Leyton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Layton. Galician and Portuguese: perhaps a variant spelling of Leitón, or Leitã (Galacian) a nickname meaning ‘suckling pig’.

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


Similar surnames: Keyton, Lefton, Deyton, Peyton, Kayton, Leston, Berton, Leydon

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Leyton Family Origin

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Leyton Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    20%
  • Bootmaker

    10%
  • Bottle Maker

    10%
  • Broker

    10%

In 1881, the most common Leyton occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 20% of Leyton's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Leyton family was Broker. Bricklayer, Bootmaker and Bottle Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leyton.

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Leyton Historical Records

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Leyton Life Expectancy

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