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Cheston Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from a place in Devon called Cheston, although the surname is found mainly in East Anglia rather than Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Heaton, Henton, Heston, Leston, Whiston, Charton, Chilton, Christon

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Cheston Family Origin

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Cheston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Physician

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Physician and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheston. The most common Cheston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Cheston's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cheston family was Carpenter.

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Cheston Historical Records

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Cheston Life Expectancy

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