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Baston Name Meaning

French and English: from Old French bastun ‘stick’, hence a nickname for a person of authority, an officious person, or perhaps for a beadle or verger. English: habitational name from Baston in Lincolnshire, named with the Old Norse personal name Bak + Old English tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Caston, Easton, Aston, Beaston, Barton, Banton, Haston, Boston

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Baston Family Origin

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Baston Family Occupations

What did your Baston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Baston family was Machinist. The most common Baston occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Baston's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Machinest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baston.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Machinest

    17%
  • Machinist

    17%

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

Baston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baston census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Baston. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Baston. For the veterans among your Baston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baston Life Expectancy

What is the average Baston lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Baston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Baston in 1956 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baston ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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