Oaston Family History

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Oaston Name 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, Aston, Haston, Baston, Gaston, Caston, Maston, Royston

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Oaston Family Origin

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Oaston Family Occupations

What did your Oaston ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Furniture Porter was the top reported job for people in the UK named Oaston. 50% of Oaston men worked as a Furniture Porter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Furniture Porter
  • Joiner Retired

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Oaston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 188 census records available for the last name Oaston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oaston census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5 immigration records available for the last name Oaston. 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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Draft Card

There are 3 military records available for the last name Oaston. For the veterans among your Oaston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oaston Life Expectancy

What is the average Oaston lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oaston ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oaston

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