Huddleston Family History

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Huddleston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Huddleston, a place in West Yorkshire named from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Hudel, a derivative of Huda (see Hutt 1) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Duddleston, Middleton, Eggleston, Hurston, Elston, Holston

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Huddleston Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Huddleston name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Huddleston. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Huddleston Family Origin

Where is the Huddleston family from?

Huddleston Family Occupations

What did your Huddleston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Huddleston family was Machinist. Farmer, Farmer Son and Molder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huddleston. The most common Huddleston occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Huddleston's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son

  • Molder

  • Machinist


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

Huddleston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Huddleston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huddleston 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Huddleston. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Huddleston. For the veterans among your Huddleston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huddleston Life Expectancy

What is the average Huddleston lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Huddleston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Huddleston in 1941 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huddleston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huddleston 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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