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Duston Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in Northamptonshire, named from Old English dus ‘mound’ or dust ‘dust’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Muston, Durston, Dunton, Ruston, Dutton, Dustin, Dalton, Denton

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Duston Family Origin

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Duston Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    40%
  • Brickmaker

    20%
  • Factory Hand

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Duston occupation in Canada was Clerk. 40% of Duston's were Clerks. Clerk, Brickmaker and Factory Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duston. A less common occupation for the Duston family was Farmer.

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Duston Historical Records

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Duston Life Expectancy

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