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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


Similar surnames: Kingston, Winston, Hinton, Langston, Winton, Kington, Hogston

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Hingston Family Origin

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Hingston Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Boat Builder

    5%
  • Calker

    5%

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Hingston Historical Records

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Hingston Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Hingston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hingston in 1962 was 72, and 69 in 2004.

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