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Edmiston Family History

Edmiston Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Edmonstone, near Edinburgh, so named from the Old English personal name Eadmund (see Edmond) + tun ‘settlement’.

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

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25,903 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,375 Military Records
2,257 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Edmiston Families

  • Number of Edmiston families
     43 - 84
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Edmiston families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Edmiston families
     79 - 155
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Edmiston Family Origin

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Edmiston Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Edmiston

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Edmiston Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Edmiston Civil War Service Records

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