Ruston Family History
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Ruston Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places so named,nfor example in Norfolk, North Yorkshire, and East Yorkshire. The twonvillages of this name in Norfolk are recorded in Domesday Book asnRistuna, and are from Old English hris ‘brushwood’ +ntun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; Ruston Parva in EastnYorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Roreston, is named fromnthe genitive case of the Old Norse byname Hrór meaningn‘vigorous’ + Old English tun. Ruston in North Yorkshire isnRostune in Domesday Book, apparently from Old Englishnhrost ‘roost’, ‘roof’ + tun, referring to anbuilding with an unusual roof.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Muston, Roston, Rushton, Buxton, Alston, Duston, Luton, Murton, Auton