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Elliston Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis. Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Elliston, near Bowden, in Roxburghshire.

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


Similar surnames: Belliston, Alliston, Ellison, Allison, Edmiston, Liston, Williston

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Elliston Family Origin

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Elliston Family Occupations

What did your Elliston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elliston family was Keeping House. The most common Elliston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Elliston's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elliston.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Elliston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Elliston Life Expectancy

What is the average Elliston lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Elliston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Elliston in 1962 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elliston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elliston 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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