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Wriston Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Long Riston in East Yorkshire, named from Old English hris ‘brushwood’ + tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Whiston, Ruston, Winton, Wilton, Liston, Croston, Walston, Gritton

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Wriston Family Origin

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Wriston Family Occupations

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  • Inn Keeper

    50%
  • Mariner

    50%

In 1881, the most common Wriston occupation in the UK was Inn Keeper. 50% of Wriston's were Inn Keepers. Inn Keeper and Mariner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wriston.

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Wriston Historical Records

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Wriston Life Expectancy

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