Dustin Family History

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Dustin Name Meaning

English: possibly from a medieval personal name Tustin, derived via Old French Toustin from Old Norse Þorsteinn ‘Thor’s stone’. Compare Thurston. Altered form of French D’Estaing, a topographic name, with the preposition d(e) ‘from’, for someone who lived by a pond, Old French esta(i)ng, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, for example Estaing in Aveyron and Hautes Pyrénées. French: habitational name, with preposition de, for someone from Stain in the Belgian province of Namur.

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

Similar surnames: Austin, Duston, Bustin, Dunstan, Justin, Dulin, Dubin, Ruston, Dutton

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Dustin Ethnicity Estimate

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These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dustin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Dustin Family Origin

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Dustin Family Occupations

What did your Dustin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dustin family was Clerk. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dustin. The most common Dustin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Dustin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Clerk


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Dustin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Dustin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dustin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dustin. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Dustin. For the veterans among your Dustin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dustin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dustin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dustin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dustin in 1955 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dustin 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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