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Roston Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Derbyshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Roschintone, possibly ‘estate (Old English tun) associated with Hrothsige’, an Old English personal name. variant of Rosson.

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


Similar surnames: Rosson, Ruston, Royston, Foston, Rowton, Rolston, Croston, Poston

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Roston Family Origin

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Roston Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Agriculture Fork Maker (Ag M Mr)

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Commission Agent

    4%

In 1881, the most common Roston occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Roston's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Agriculture Fork Maker (Ag M Mr) and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roston. A less common occupation for the Roston family was Commission Agent.

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Roston Historical Records

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