The Ayrton Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Ayrton family.

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The Ayrton Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Ayrton
1841 Census9
1851 Census82
1861 Census160
1871 Census222
1881 Census411
1891 Census374
1901 Census444
1911 Census599

Most Frequent Forenames for the Ayrton Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Ayrton 3 12 14 14 29 16 32 35
Mary Ayrton 0 6 14 17 32 28 21 32
John Ayrton 0 5 9 11 28 23 23 29
Elizabeth Ayrton 0 3 12 14 14 15 15 14
Thomas Ayrton 0 3 6 12 16 12 12 14
Sarah Ayrton 0 2 6 17 19 17 14 13
Margaret Ayrton 0 2 1 6 8 17 14 12
James Ayrton 1 1 5 4 9 9 11 17
Henry Ayrton 0 3 4 7 13 9 6 11
Richard Ayrton 0 0 3 6 12 8 7 16
Annie Ayrton 0 0 0 4 14 10 14 14
Alice Ayrton 0 4 3 3 8 6 6 14
Robert Ayrton 0 3 4 4 9 11 6 14
George Ayrton 2 1 3 3 8 7 6 12
Jane Ayrton 0 4 6 4 10 6 7 4
Emma Ayrton 0 2 2 4 12 8 6 5
Ellen Ayrton 0 2 1 3 9 8 8 8
Ann Ayrton 0 3 5 6 8 5 3 6
Joseph Ayrton 0 0 1 3 6 7 6 6
Agnes Ayrton 0 3 1 3 3 5 7 8

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Ayrton family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...


Etymology and History of the Surname: Ayrton

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