Edmiston Family History

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Edmiston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Edmonstone, near Edinburgh, so named from the Old English personal name Eadmund (see Edmond) + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Ormiston, Easton, Muston, Elston, Durston, Edington, Mitton, Whiston

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Edmiston Family Origin

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Edmiston Family Occupations

What did your Edmiston ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, A B R N Jx132652 and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Edmiston. 4% of Edmiston men worked as an A B R N Jx132652 and 47% of Edmiston women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edmiston were Carpenter and Boardinghouse Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • A B R N Jx132652
    4%
  • Admiralty Record Official
    4%
  • Art Student (incapitated)
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Assistant Hospital Nurse
    5%
  • Transformer Insulator
    5%
  • Boardinghouse Keeper
    3%

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

Edmiston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Edmiston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edmiston 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 Edmiston. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Edmiston. For the veterans among your Edmiston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edmiston Life Expectancy

What is the average Edmiston lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Edmiston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Edmiston in 1948 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edmiston

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