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Haston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Haston in Shropshire. The placename probably derives from Old English hēafod ‘head’ + stān ‘stone’. English: from the Norman personal name Hasten; see Hasting . Scottish: habitational name from Hestan in Rerrick (Kirkcudbrightshire).

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


Similar surnames: Aston, Harston, Hatton, Harton, Easton, Halton, Baston, Caston

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Where is the Haston family from?

You can see how Haston families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haston family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haston families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Haston families living in Maine. This was about 24% of all the recorded Haston's in USA. Maine and 1 other state had the highest population of Haston families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haston surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haston ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haston. 27% of Haston men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Haston women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haston were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Haston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haston census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 974 immigration records available for the last name Haston. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Haston. For the veterans among your Haston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haston lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Haston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Haston in 1958 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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