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Dedton Family History

Dedton Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Denton, Dedon, Deaton, Dedmon, Deyton, Seaton, Elton, Fenton, Felton

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Where is the Dedton family from?

You can see how Dedton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dedton family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 3 Dedton families living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dedton's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Dedton families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dedton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dedton ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 25 census records available for the last name Dedton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dedton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dedton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dedton. For the veterans among your Dedton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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