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

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Auctioneer

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Annuitant and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edmiston. The most common Edmiston occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Edmiston's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Edmiston family was Auctioneer.

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Edmiston Historical Records

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