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Mostyn Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from Mostyn in North Wales. This surname was adopted by a 16th-century Lord of Mostyn, Thomas ap Richard ap Hywel, and his brother Piers.

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


Similar surnames: Muston, Osten, Foston, Morten, Kosten, Maston, Monty, Mostad, Rosten

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Mostyn Family Origin

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Mostyn Family Occupations

What did your Mostyn ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Works In Mine

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Mostyn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mostyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Mostyn lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mostyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mostyn in 1959 was 51, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mostyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mostyn 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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