Houston Tapestry

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Contents

Houston
Tapestry
Register
Analysis
Notebooks
Data
Graphics
Bibliography
Issues
YDNA
Index
……………………..The Tapestry
Families Old Chester OldAugusta Germanna
New River SWVP Cumberland Carolina Cradle
The Smokies Old Kentucky

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Occurence

Regional Tapestries

Old Chester Houston Tapestry
Houston Family in Old Augusta
Southwest Virginia Houston Tapestry
Smoky Mountain Houston Tapestry
Carolina Cradle Houston Tapestry

Variants

VariantsFrequency 1810 Census
Huston173
Houston128
Hewson11
Hewston6
Hewstone0
Hueston2
Hueson0
Houstone0
Hustone1
McQuiston8
McQueston10
McCuiston0
MacQuiston0
MacCuiston0
Hauston0
Other*8
Total238
  • A search for all variants of "Huston" was made on Ancestry's version of the 1810 US census, using the "exact match" option. A total of 238 hits were found. Individual searches of the above variations turned up a total of 230 hits. The remaining 8 hits are prewsumed to be rare variants of the surname. With "exact match" turned off a total of 1352 hits were obtained. Most of those hits appear to be variations of "Stone" and unrelated to the Houston surname.

Derivation

ToponymicThe "Houston" surname is commonly said to be a toponymic derived from "Hugh's Town", a village in near Glasgow Scotland found about 1160 by Hugo de PaduinanAncestry
Patronymic"Houston" may be a corruption of the Gaellic "Uisdein", derived from "Mac Uisdein", or "Mac Uistein", as in "son of Uisdein"Ancestry