Denniston Family History

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Denniston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Danzielstoun in Renfrewshire, named with the personal name Daniel (for the phonetic significance of the -z-, see Dalzell) + Middle English toun, tone ‘settlement’ (Old English tun).

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


Similar surnames: Dennington, Peniston, Keniston, Edmiston, Kennington, Dunnington

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Denniston Family Origin

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Denniston Family Occupations

What did your Denniston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Mason and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denniston. The most common Denniston occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Denniston's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Denniston family was Agent For Flour Mills.

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Mason

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    6%
  • Agent For Flour Mills

    3%

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

Denniston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Denniston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denniston 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 Denniston. 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 Denniston. For the veterans among your Denniston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denniston Life Expectancy

What is the average Denniston lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Denniston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Denniston in 1943 was 31, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denniston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denniston 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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