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Adamson Family History

Adamson Name Meaning
Common patronymic form of Adam, especially in Scotland, where the name is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In the U.S., this form may also have absorbed some patronymic forms of Adam in various other languages. Compare Adams.

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

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Name Distribution of Adamson Families

  • Number of Adamson families
     90 - 177
     31 - 89
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Adamson families
     663 - 1,324
     222 - 662
     1 - 221
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Adamson families
     507 - 1,012
     170 - 506
     1 - 169
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Adamson Family Origin

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Adamson Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Adamson

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Adamson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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