Baston Family History

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Baston Name Meaning

French and English: from Old French bastun ‘stick’, hence a nickname for a person of authority, an officious person, or perhaps for a beadle or verger. English: habitational name from Baston in Lincolnshire, named with the Old Norse personal name Bak + Old English tun ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Caston, Easton, Aston, Beaston, Barton, Banton, Haston, Boston

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Baston Family Origin

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Baston Family Occupations

What did your Baston ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Baston. 11% of Baston men worked as a Builders Labourer and 74% of Baston women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baston were Bricklayer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housekeeper
  • Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Baston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Baston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baston 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Baston. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Baston. For the veterans among your Baston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baston Life Expectancy

What is the average Baston lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Baston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Baston in 1956 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

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