Saxton Family History

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Saxton Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, possibly also one in Cambridgeshire, both so named from Old English Seaxe ‘Saxons’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. variant of Sexton 1.

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


Similar surnames: Laxton, Paxton, Salton, Maxton, Harton, Haxton, Dalton, Axton, Auton

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Saxton Family Origin

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Saxton Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Saxton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Framework Knitter

    2%
  • Labourer

    1%

In 1881, the most common Saxton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 11% of Saxton's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Saxton family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Framework Knitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saxton.

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Saxton Historical Records

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Saxton Life Expectancy

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