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Haston Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from Haston in Shropshire. The placename probably derives from Old English hēafod ‘head’ + stān ‘stone’. English: from the Norman personal name Hasten; see Hasting . Scottish: habitational name from Hestan in Rerrick (Kirkcudbrightshire).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Aston, Harston, Hatton, Harton, Easton, Halton, Baston, Caston

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Where is the Haston family from?

You can see how Haston families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haston family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haston families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 30 Haston families living in Lancashire. This was about 20% of all the recorded Haston's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Haston families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haston surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haston ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Haston. 25% of Haston men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 90% of Haston women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haston were Dairy Farmer and Housewife Unpaid. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • Side Piecer Cotton C
  • General Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Drag Packer
  • Housewife Unpaid
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Haston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haston census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 974 immigration records available for the last name Haston. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Haston. For the veterans among your Haston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haston lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Haston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Haston in 1958 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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