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Leston Name Meaning

Spanish (Lestón): habitational name from any of four places called Lestó in A Coruña province, Galacia. English: unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from Leiston in Suffolk, so named from Old English leg ‘beacon fire’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Liston, Weston, Heston, Lenton, Lefton, Leaton, Denton, Ruston

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Leston Family Origin

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Leston Family Occupations

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  • Agl Lab

    13%
  • Bedstead Maker (Iron)

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Dressmaker

    13%

In 1881, Agl Lab, Bedstead Maker (Iron) and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leston. The most common Leston occupation in the UK was Agl Lab. 13% of Leston's were Agl Labs. A less common occupation for the Leston family was Dressmaker.

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