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Weston Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Weston, from Old English west ‘west’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. English: variant of Whetstone.

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


Similar surnames: Welton, Leston, Heston, Denton, Ruston, Eaton, Whiston, Fenton

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Weston Family Origin

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Weston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Weston family was Carpenter. The most common Weston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Weston's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weston.

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Weston Historical Records

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Weston Life Expectancy

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