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Walston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walsden, a place in West Yorkshire, which is probably named with an unattested Old English personal name, Walsa, + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Alston, Whiston, Walton, Dalton, Caston, Swanston, Watton, Gelston

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Walston Family Origin

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Walston Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Frame Work Knitter

    9%
  • General Lab

    9%
  • Joiner

    9%

In 1881, Blacksmith, Frame Work Knitter and General Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walston. The most common Walston occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 9% of Walston's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Walston family was Joiner.

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Walston Historical Records

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Walston Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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