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Kedston Family History

Kedston Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Easton, Beaston, Elston, Keeton, Kenton, Benston, Kelson, Leston

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Where is the Kedston family from?

You can see how Kedston families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedston family name was found in Scotland between 1871 and 1891. The most Kedston families were found in and Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there were 3 Kedston families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Kedston's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Kedston families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedston surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedston ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 13 census records available for the last name Kedston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedston 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Kedston. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kedston. For the veterans among your Kedston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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