Lifton Family History

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Lifton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lifton in Devon, named in Old English as ‘farmstead (Old English tun) on the Lew’, a Celtic river name meaning ‘the bright one’.

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


Similar surnames: Linton, Litton, Lipton, Liston, Clifton, Wilton, Lefton, Aiton, Luton

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Lifton Family Origin

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Lifton Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Bookfolder

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Chief Clerk Diocesan Registry Office Bstol (C S O)

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lifton family was Chief Clerk Diocesan Registry Office Bstol (C S O). Blacksmith, Bookfolder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lifton. The most common Lifton occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 6% of Lifton's were Blacksmiths.

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Lifton Historical Records

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Lifton Life Expectancy

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