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Keniston Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, most likely in Dorset or Somerset, where the surname occurs most frequently. Alternatively, it may be from the Old English personal name Cynestan.

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


Similar surnames: Peniston, Kenton, Denniston, Kingston, Benston, Fenton, Henton

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Keniston Family Origin

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Keniston Family Occupations

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  • Dairyman

    11%
  • Beer Seller

    6%
  • Berlin Wool & Fancy Repository

    6%
  • Boot Maker

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Keniston family was Boot Maker. Dairyman, Beer Seller and Berlin Wool & Fancy Repository were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keniston. The most common Keniston occupation in the UK was Dairyman. 11% of Keniston's were Dairymans.

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Keniston Historical Records

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Keniston Life Expectancy

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