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Charleston Name Meaning

English: patronymic (with intrusive -t-) from the personal name Charles. The various places called Charleston are all of recent origin, so they are unlikely to be the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Charleson, Charlton, Harston, Charles, Charton, Hazleton, Carlton

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Charleston Family Origin

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Charleston Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Farm Servant

    5%
  • Waterman

    5%

In 1881, the most common Charleston occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Charleston's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Charleston family was Waterman. Agricultural Labourer, Cotton Weaver and Farm Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charleston.

Source: Census data for Charleston | Data not to scale

Charleston Historical Records

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Charleston Life Expectancy

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Famous Charleston Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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