Heston Family History

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Heston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Heston, Middlesex, named with Old English h?s ‘brushwood’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Leston, Helton, Henton, Weston, Heaton, Haston, Penton, Ruston

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Heston Family Origin

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Heston Family Occupations

What did your Heston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Heston occupation in the UK was Dock Labourer. 9% of Heston's were Dock Labourers. A less common occupation for the Heston family was Brewers Assistant. Dock Labourer, Hawker and Beer Seller & Railway Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heston.

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  • Dock Labourer

  • Hawker

  • Beer Seller & Railway Clerk

  • Brewers Assistant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Heston ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Heston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Heston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heston 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Heston. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Heston. For the veterans among your Heston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heston Life Expectancy

What is the average Heston lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Heston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Heston in 1952 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heston ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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