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Swanston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Edinburgh, probably named with the genitive case of the Old English byname Swan ‘swain’ (or the personal name Swan) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Swanton, Cranston, Swainston, Winston, Swepston, Stanton, Whiston

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Swanston Family Origin

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Swanston Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Fisherman

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swanston. A less common occupation for the Swanston family was Fisherman. The most common Swanston occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Swanston's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Swanston Historical Records

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Swanston Life Expectancy

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