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Walston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walsden, a place in West Yorkshire, which is probably named with an unattested Old English personal name, Walsa, + denu ‘valley’.

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

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Walston Family Origin

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Walston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walston family was Laborer. The most common Walston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Walston's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walston.

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Walston Historical Records

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Walston Life Expectancy

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