Muston Family History

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Muston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of the places in Leicestershire and North Yorkshire so named, from Old English mus ‘mouse’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The Yorkshire Muston may alternatively have been called ‘Músi’s farmstead’, from an Old Scandinavian personal name + tun.

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

Similar surnames: Ruston, Murton, Duston, Musson, Moulton, Upton, Buxton, Gunton

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Muston Family Origin

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Muston Family Occupations

What did your Muston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Muston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Muston's were Farmers. Farmer, Druggist and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muston. A less common occupation for the Muston family was No Occupation.

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  • Farmer

  • Druggist

  • Farming

  • No Occupation


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

Muston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Muston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muston 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 844 immigration records available for the last name Muston. 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 636 military records available for the last name Muston. For the veterans among your Muston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muston Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Muston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Muston in 1945 was 26, and 54 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muston 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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