Thaxton Family History

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Thaxton Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): habitational name from Theakston in North Yorkshire, named with an Old English personal name Theodes + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Claxton, Laxton, Harton, Braxton, Talton, Paxton, Hatton, Tatton

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Thaxton Family Origin

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Thaxton Family Occupations

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  • Railway Guard

    14%
  • Ag Labourer

    7%
  • Brewers Drayman

    7%
  • Brewers Laborer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Thaxton occupation in the UK was Railway Guard. 14% of Thaxton's were Railway Guards. A less common occupation for the Thaxton family was Brewers Laborer. Railway Guard, Ag Labourer and Brewers Drayman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thaxton.

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Thaxton Historical Records

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Thaxton Life Expectancy

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