Peyton Family History

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Peyton Name Meaning

English and Irish (County Donegal): variant spelling of Payton.

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


Similar surnames: Payton, Leyton, Deyton, Keyton, Pelton, Yelton, Keaton, Deaton

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Peyton Family Origin

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Peyton Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Carpenter & Wheelwright

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Peyton family was Carpenter & Wheelwright. The most common Peyton occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Peyton's were Labourers. Labourer, Annuitant and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peyton.

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Peyton Historical Records

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Peyton Life Expectancy

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