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Polston Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Polson.

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


Similar surnames: Polson, Holston, Posten, Colston, Hoston, Golston, Ponton, Dolton

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Polston Family Origin

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Polston Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • Iron Worker

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%
  • Mason Labourer

    20%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Iron Worker and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polston. The most common Polston occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 20% of Polston's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Polston family was Mason Labourer.

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Polston Historical Records

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Polston Life Expectancy

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