Aston Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places in England called Aston. Most were named from Old English east ‘east’ + tun ‘settlement’. In a few cases the first element is æsc ‘ash tree’. from a Middle English personal name, Astan(us), which is probably a survival of Old English Æ{dh}elstan or one of the other names mentioned at Alston.

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

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Aston Family Origin

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Aston Family Occupations

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  • Law Student

    29%
  • Commis

    14%
  • Engraver Of ...

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Aston family was Farmer. Law Student, Commis and Engraver Of ... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aston. The most common Aston occupation in Canada was Law Student. 29% of Aston's were Law Students.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Aston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Aston in 1953 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aston

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