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Origins of the Weston surname

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About the Westons

We have a total number of 145628 records for people with the last name Weston.

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Alternative variations of the name Weston

Weston, Wheston, Waston, Westone, Westan, Westons

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Where do most Westons live?

In 1921, most Westons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Westons

How common is your surname?

298th most common surname in the UK

We have 128,000 records for the Weston surname. The oldest one dates back to 1194.

Who were Westons most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Weston first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Westons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Westons in 1921
Dressmaker

547

Laundress

371

Domestic Servant

316

General Servant Domestic

302

Living On Own Means

233

Common Male occupations for Westons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

604

General Labourer

481

Coal Miner

362

Farmer

357

Farm Labourer

356

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