Huston Family History

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Huston Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Houston 1.

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

Similar surnames: Hueston, Hoston, Auston, Heuston, Houston, Hutton, Fuston, Austen

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Huston Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Huston name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Huston. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Huston Family Origin

Where is the Huston family from?

Huston Family Occupations

What did your Huston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huston. A less common occupation for the Huston family was Farming. The most common Huston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Huston's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Huston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 122,000 census records available for the last name Huston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huston 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Huston. 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 35,000 military records available for the last name Huston. For the veterans among your Huston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huston Life Expectancy

What is the average Huston lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Huston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Huston in 1942 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huston 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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