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Hingston Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from any of three places so named. Hingston, Cornwall and Hingston Down in Moretonhampstead, Devon are both named from the Old English byname Hengest (or from Old English hengest ‘stallion’) + Old English dun ‘hill’, while Hingston in Bigbury, Devon is named from Old English hind ‘hind’ + stan ‘stone’.

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

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Hingston Family Origin

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Hingston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Boat Builder

    5%
  • Calker

    5%

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

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Hingston Life Expectancy

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