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Humiston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Humeston near Cumnock in Ayrshire.

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


Similar surnames: Hamilton, Edmiston, Hughston, Ormiston, Cumpston, Elliston, Humeston

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Humiston Family Origin

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Humiston Family Occupations

What did your Humiston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Humiston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Humiston's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Humiston. A less common occupation for the Humiston family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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

Humiston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Humiston Life Expectancy

What is the average Humiston lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Humiston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Humiston in 1959 was 36, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humiston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humiston 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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