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Ormiston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from places called Ormiston, in the former counties of Roxburgh and East Lothian, named with the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name Ormr (see Orme 1) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Edmiston, Rolston, Whiston, Muston, Orton, Cranston, Wriston, Gritton

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Ormiston Family Origin

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Ormiston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • School

    17%
  • Going To School

    7%
  • Son

    7%

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

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Ormiston Historical Records

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Ormiston Life Expectancy

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