Rushton Family History

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Rushton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Ruston, Ashton, Muston, Oughton, Roughton, Alston, Haughton, Duston

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Rushton Family Origin

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Rushton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Rushton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Rushton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rushton family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rushton.

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Rushton Historical Records

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Rushton Life Expectancy

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