Beaston Family History

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Beaston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places called Beeston (the more common form of the family name in England). Most of them, for example those in Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Nottinghamshire, and West Yorkshire, are named with Old English beos ‘rough grass’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The one in Cheshire is probably named with Old English byge ‘trade’, ‘commerce’ + stan ‘stone’, meaning ‘rock where a market was held’. A few other Beestons have different derivations.

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

Similar surnames: Easton, Seaton, Baston, Elston, Aston, Burston, Belton, Heaton

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Beaston Family Origin

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Beaston Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beaston. 40% of Beaston men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Beaston women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beaston were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Beaston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Beaston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beaston 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 348 immigration records available for the last name Beaston. 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 598 military records available for the last name Beaston. For the veterans among your Beaston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beaston Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Beaston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Beaston in 1953 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

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