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Beaston Family History

Beaston Surname Meaning

English: variant of Beeston (the more common form of the surname in England) a habitational name from any of various places called Beeston.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Easton, Seaton, Baston, Elston, Aston, Burston, Belton, Heaton

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Where is the Beaston family from?

You can see how Beaston families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beaston family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beaston families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 56 Beaston families living in Durham. This was about 18% of all the recorded Beaston's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Beaston families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beaston surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beaston ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Beaston. 100% of Beaston men worked as a Retired and 73% of Beaston women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Retired

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Beaston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beaston 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 348 immigration records available for the last name Beaston. 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 Cards

There are 598 military records available for the last name Beaston. For the veterans among your Beaston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beaston lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Beaston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Beaston in 1953 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

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