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Elston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named. One in Lancashire is named from the Old English female personal name Æ{dh}elsige (composed of the elements a{dh}el ‘noble’ + sige ‘victory’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; one in Nottinghamshire originally had as its first element the genitive case of the Old Norse byname Eilífr meaning ‘everlasting’; one in Wiltshire was so named from Elias Giffard, holder of the manor in the 12th century.

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


Similar surnames: Easton, Elton, Elson, Alston, Gelston, Colston, Rolston, Ruston

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Elston Family Origin

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Elston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Shoemaker

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Elston family was Shoemaker. The most common Elston occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Elston's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elston.

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