Stayton Family History

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Stayton Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin, a habitational name from a lost of unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Statton, Staton, Slayton, Slatton, Stanton, Slaydon, Mayton, Payton

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Stayton Family Origin

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Stayton Family Occupations

What did your Stayton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Stayton family was Farmer. Blacksmith, Dairyman and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stayton. The most common Stayton occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 8% of Stayton's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Dairyman

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer


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

Stayton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Stayton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stayton 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Stayton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Stayton. For the veterans among your Stayton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stayton Life Expectancy

What is the average Stayton lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Stayton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Stayton in 1947 was 22, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stayton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stayton 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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