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Croston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Croston, from Old Norse kross ‘cross’ or Old English cros + Old English tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Croxton, Crofton, Roston, Caston, Rolston, Royston, Colton, Ruston

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Croston Family Origin

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Croston Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%
  • Tailoress

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Croston family was Tailoress. Dressmaker, Labourer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Croston. The most common Croston occupation in Canada was Dressmaker. 25% of Croston's were Dressmakers.

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Croston Historical Records

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Croston Life Expectancy

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