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Mostyn Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from Mostyn in North Wales. This surname was adopted by a 16th-century Lord of Mostyn, Thomas ap Richard ap Hywel, and his brother Piers.

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


Similar surnames: Muston, Osten, Foston, Morten, Kosten, Maston, Monty, Mostad, Rosten

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Mostyn Family Origin

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Mostyn Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Scholar

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Laundress

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mostyn family was Laundress. Labourer, Scholar and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mostyn. The most common Mostyn occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Mostyn's were Labourers.

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Mostyn Historical Records

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Mostyn Life Expectancy

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