Eccleston Family History

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Eccleston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so named in Cheshire and Lancashire, which get their names from an ancient British word meaning ‘church’ (see Eccles) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Eggleston, Elston, Embleton, Colston, Leston, Clayton, Eccles, Elson

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Eccleston Family Origin

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Eccleston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eccleston family was Keeping House. The most common Eccleston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Eccleston's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eccleston.

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Eccleston Historical Records

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Eccleston Life Expectancy

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