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Beaston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places called Beeston (the more common form of the family name in England). Most of them, for example those in Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Nottinghamshire, and West Yorkshire, are named with Old English beos ‘rough grass’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The one in Cheshire is probably named with Old English byge ‘trade’, ‘commerce’ + stan ‘stone’, meaning ‘rock where a market was held’. A few other Beestons have different derivations.

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


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

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Beaston Family Origin

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Beaston Family Occupations

What did your Beaston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Butcher, Coal Miner and (Pauper) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beaston. The most common Beaston occupation in the UK was Butcher. 11% of Beaston's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Beaston family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • (Pauper)

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%

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

Beaston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Beaston Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beaston 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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