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Abston Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; perhaps from an English place name, but not now recorded in England as a surname. One possibility is Abson near Bristol, earlier Abston; another is Adstone in Northamptonshire, which is named from an Old English personal name Ættin + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

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

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Abston Family Origin

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Abston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Abston family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abston. The most common Abston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Abston's were Farmers.

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Abston Life Expectancy

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