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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Deighton

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  1. Any of several places in Yorkshire.
  2. A habitational surname​ derived from these places.

Notable Persons With the Name Deighton

Deighton Butler is a cricketer. Deighton was born on July 17th, 1974 in South Rivers, St Vincent.


Deighton Ward was a leading individual. Deighton was born on May 16th, 1909. He died on January 9th, 1984.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Deighton

Len Deighton is a novelist, military historian, cookery writer, graphic artist, military history, cooking, graphic designer, cookerywriter, and andgraphic artist. Len was given the name Leonard Cyril Deighton on February 18th, 1929 in Marylebone, London.


Chris Farlowe is a rock music, blues, blue-eyed soul, rhythm, and jazz fusion musician. He plays Human voice. His most notable accomplishments were from 1957 to present. Chris was given the name John Henry Deighton on October 13th, 1940. Chris is also known as Little Joe Cook.


The Lord Deighton is a Commercial Secretary to the Treasury. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to 2015. The was born on January 18th, 1956 in Carshalton, Surrey, UK.


Rosalie Deighton is a musician. Rosalie was born on July 26th, 1976 in Breda, Netherlands.


Derek Deighton was a notable individual. Derek was born in 1930. He breathed his last breath in 1991.


Jeremy Deighton is a soccer player for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, and Erie Commodores FC. Jeremy was born on May 27th, 1988 in Broadview Heights, Ohio.


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Popularity of Deighton as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deighton U.S.
  White 95.52% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Deighton

People with the last name Deighton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Deighton

  • How Popular is the name Deighton? Deighton is the 53,582nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Deighton was the 60,196th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Deighton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31 babies born with the first name Deighton in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deighton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Deighton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deighton is Monday, February 27th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Deighton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deighton was in 2014 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Deighton: Your name in reverse order is Nothgied. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Geiohdtn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deighton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 335 people with the last name Deighton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deighton? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Deighton as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Deighton mean?

Dis for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Gis for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

His for hope, the encouragement you give.

Tis for treasure, that of your friendship.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Nis for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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