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Hingston Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from any of three places so named. Hingston, Cornwall and Hingston Down in Moretonhampstead, Devon are both named from the Old English byname Hengest (or from Old English hengest ‘stallion’) + Old English dun ‘hill’, while Hingston in Bigbury, Devon is named from Old English hind ‘hind’ + stan ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Kingston, Winston, Hinton, Langston, Winton, Kington, Hogston

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Hingston Family Origin

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Hingston Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hingston family was Farm Labourer. The most common Hingston occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Hingston's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Carpenter and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hingston.

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Hingston Historical Records

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Hingston Life Expectancy

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