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Edmiston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Edmonstone, near Edinburgh, so named from the Old English personal name Eadmund (see Edmond) + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Ormiston, Easton, Muston, Elston, Durston, Edington, Mitton, Whiston

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Edmiston Family Origin

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Edmiston Family Occupations

What did your Edmiston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edmiston. A less common occupation for the Edmiston family was Farm Laborer. The most common Edmiston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Edmiston's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Edmiston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edmiston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edmiston 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Edmiston. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Edmiston. For the veterans among your Edmiston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edmiston Life Expectancy

What is the average Edmiston lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Edmiston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Edmiston in 1948 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edmiston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edmiston 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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