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Eccleston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so named in Cheshire and Lancashire, which get their names from an ancient British word meaning ‘church’ (see Eccles) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Eggleston, Elston, Embleton, Colston, Leston, Clayton, Eccles, Elson

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Eccleston Family Origin

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Eccleston Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    18%
  • Housekeeper

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eccleston family was Joiner. Coal Miner, Housekeeper and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eccleston. The most common Eccleston occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 18% of Eccleston's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Eccleston | Data not to scale

Eccleston Historical Records

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Eccleston Life Expectancy

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