Staton Family History

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Staton Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire and East Midlands): apparently a habitational name, possibly a variant of Statham.

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

Similar surnames: Statton, Stayton, Seaton, Statom, Stanton, Saxton, Salton, Neaton

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Staton Family Origin

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Staton Family Occupations

What did your Staton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Staton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Staton's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Staton family was Iron Moulder. Coal Miner, Sickle Smith and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staton.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Sickle Smith

  • Charwoman

  • Iron Moulder


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

Staton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Staton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Staton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Staton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Staton. For the veterans among your Staton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Staton Life Expectancy

What is the average Staton lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Staton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Staton in 1940 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Staton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Staton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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