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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

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  • Works In Mine

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

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Mostyn Historical Records

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Mostyn Life Expectancy

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