Dunston Family History

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Dunston Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dunstan.

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

Similar surnames: Dunstan, Hueston, Auston, Denmon, Dunton, Donson, Benston, Dutson

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Dunston Family Origin

Where is the Dunston family from?

Dunston Family Occupations

What did your Dunston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunston. The most common Dunston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Dunston's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dunston family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dunston ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dunston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Dunston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunston census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dunston. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Dunston. For the veterans among your Dunston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunston Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunston lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dunston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dunston in 1953 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunston ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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