Allston Family History

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Allston Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Alston.

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

Similar surnames: Allton, Alliston, Alston, Allmon, Allsop, Alison, Auston, Coulston

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Allston Family Origin

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Allston Family Occupations

What did your Allston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Allston family was Boot Maker. The most common Allston occupation in the UK was Brickmaker. 13% of Allston's were Brickmakers. Brickmaker, Farm Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allston.

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  • Brickmaker

  • Farm Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Boot Maker


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

Allston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Allston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allston 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 402 immigration records available for the last name Allston. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Allston. For the veterans among your Allston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Allston Life Expectancy

What is the average Allston lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Allston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Allston in 1955 was 28, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Allston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Allston 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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