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Swainston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place. There is a place so named on the Isle of Wight (and one called Swainstone in Devon). However, in England the surname is concentrated in County Durham, suggesting that it could be a variant of the habitational name Swanston.

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


Similar surnames: Swanston, Stainton, Stanton, Whiston, Swanton, Winston, Swinton

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Swainston Family Origin

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Swainston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Tailor and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swainston. A less common occupation for the Swainston family was Coal Miner. The most common Swainston occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Swainston's were Farmers.

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Swainston Historical Records

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Swainston Life Expectancy

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