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Eccleston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so named in Cheshire and Lancashire, which get their names from an ancient British word meaning ‘church’ (see Eccles) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Eggleston, Elston, Embleton, Colston, Leston, Clayton, Eccles, Elson

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Eccleston Family Origin

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Eccleston Family Occupations

What did your Eccleston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Blacksmith, Farmer and Hatter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eccleston. The most common Eccleston occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 25% of Eccleston's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Eccleston family was Tailor.

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Hatter

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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

Eccleston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eccleston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eccleston 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eccleston. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eccleston. For the veterans among your Eccleston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eccleston Life Expectancy

What is the average Eccleston lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Eccleston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Eccleston in 1955 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eccleston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eccleston 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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