Rushton Family History

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Rushton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Ruston, Ashton, Muston, Oughton, Roughton, Alston, Haughton, Duston

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Rushton Family Origin

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Rushton Family Occupations

What did your Rushton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rushton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Rushton's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rushton. A less common occupation for the Rushton family was Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rushton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rushton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rushton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rushton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rushton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rushton. For the veterans among your Rushton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rushton Life Expectancy

What is the average Rushton lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rushton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rushton in 1947 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rushton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rushton 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.

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