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Aston Family History

Aston Name Meaning
habitational name from any of several places in England called Aston. Most were named from Old English east ‘east’ + tun ‘settlement’. In a few cases the first element is æsc ‘ash tree’.from a Middle English personal name, Astan(us), which is probably a survival of Old English Æ{dh}elstan or one of the other names mentioned at Alston.

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

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Name Distribution of Aston Families

  • Number of Aston families
     46 - 89
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Aston families
     712 - 1,422
     238 - 711
     1 - 237
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Aston families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Aston Family Origin

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Aston Immigration Information

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Aston Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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