Eggleston Family History

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Eggleston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in County Durham so called, or from Egglestone in North Yorkshire, both named in Old English as Egleston, probably from the Old English personal name Ecgel (unattested) + tun ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Eggleton, Embleton, Gelston, Eccleston, Elston, Elton, Leston

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Eggleston Family Origin

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Eggleston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eggleston family was Annuitant. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eggleston. The most common Eggleston occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Eggleston's were Farmers.

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Eggleston Historical Records

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Eggleston Life Expectancy

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