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Eviston Family History

Eviston Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Easton, Whiston, Elston, Liston, Peniston, Keniston, Kriston, Everton

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Where is the Eviston family from?

You can see how Eviston families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eviston family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eviston families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Eviston families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Eviston's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Eviston families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eviston surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eviston ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor was the top reported job for people in the USA named Eviston. 60% of Eviston men worked as a Proprietor. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Bartender
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eviston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eviston census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 74 immigration records available for the last name Eviston. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 117 military records available for the last name Eviston. For the veterans among your Eviston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eviston lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Eviston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Eviston in 1962 was 76, and 82 in 2003.

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