Christon Family History

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Christon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Christon, possibly the one in Somerset (named with Celtic crug ‘hill’ + Old English tun ‘settlement’), but more likely from Christon Bank in Northumberland, the surname now occurring predominantly in the northeastern counties of England.

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

Similar surnames: Chilton, Whiston, Croston, Gritton, Wriston, Ruston, Clifton

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Christon Family Origin

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Christon Family Occupations

What did your Christon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Christon. 20% of Christon men worked as a General Labourer and 80% of Christon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Christon were Incapacitated and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Cook
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Dressmaker

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

Christon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Christon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Christon 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 Christon. 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 619 military records available for the last name Christon. For the veterans among your Christon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Christon Life Expectancy

What is the average Christon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Christon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Christon in 1948 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christon 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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