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Easton Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are from Old English east ‘east’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; examples in Devon and the Isle of Wight get their names from the Old English phrase beeastan tune ‘(place) to the east of the settlement’. Another in Devon gets its first element from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ælfric (composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + ric ‘power’) or A{dh}elric (composed of the elements a{dh}el ‘noble’ + ric ‘power’). One in Essex is from Old English eg ‘island’ + stan(as) ‘stone(s)’. Finally Easton Neston in Northamptonshire gets its name from Old English Eadstanestun ‘settlement of Eadstan’, a personal name composed of the elements ead ‘prosperity’, ‘riches’ + stan ‘stone’.

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

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Easton Family Origin

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Easton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Easton. A less common occupation for the Easton family was Carpenter. The most common Easton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Easton's were Farmers.

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