Meston Family History

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Meston Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeenshire): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Weston, Maston, Leston, Hesson, Humeston, Denton, Milton, Seton

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Meston Family Origin

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Meston Family Occupations

What did your Meston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meston family was Carpenter. Book Binder, Book Binding and Car Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meston. The most common Meston occupation in the USA was Book Binder. 17% of Meston's were Book Binders.

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  • Book Binder

    17%
  • Book Binding

    17%
  • Car Builder

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%

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

Meston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meston Life Expectancy

What is the average Meston lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Meston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Meston in 1958 was 51, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meston 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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