Denniston Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Denniston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Danzielstoun in Renfrewshire, named with the personal name Daniel (for the phonetic significance of the -z-, see Dalzell) + Middle English toun, tone ‘settlement’ (Old English tun).

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


Similar surnames: Dennington, Peniston, Keniston, Edmiston, Kennington, Dunnington

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Denniston Family Origin

Where is the Denniston family from?

SHOW MORE

Denniston Family Occupations

What did your Denniston ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Furniture Painter

    100%

In 1881, the most common Denniston occupation in Canada was Furniture Painter. 100% of Denniston's were Furniture Painters.

Source: Census data for Denniston | Data not to scale

Denniston Historical Records

What Denniston family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Denniston ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Denniston

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Denniston Life Expectancy

What is the average Denniston lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denniston 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Denniston Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name