Edmonston Family History

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Edmonston Name Meaning

Scottish: see Edmiston.

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


Similar surnames: Edmisten, Edmison, Edminster, Edmiston, Edmundson, Edington

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Edmonston Family Origin

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Edmonston Family Occupations

What did your Edmonston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Edmonston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Edmonston's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edmonston. A less common occupation for the Edmonston family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Edmonston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Edmonston Life Expectancy

What is the average Edmonston lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Edmonston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Edmonston in 1948 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edmonston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edmonston 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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