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

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Mason

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    6%
  • Agent For Flour Mills

    3%

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

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Denniston Historical Records

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Denniston Life Expectancy

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