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


Similar surnames: Easton, Alton, Alston, Ashton, Aiton, Abston, Auton, Caston, Baston

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Aston Family Origin

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Aston Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aston. The most common Aston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Aston's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Aston family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    4%

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Aston Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Aston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Aston in 1953 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

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