14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Erickson Family History

Erickson Name Meaning
Respelling of a Scandinavian and North German patronymic derived from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr, which is composed of ei ‘ever’, ‘always’ (or a reduced form of ein ‘one’, ‘only’) + rík ‘power’. The main forms are Erichsen, Eriksen, Ericsson, and Eriksson.

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

1,294,631 Historical Documents with Erickson on Ancestry.com
430,552 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
62,484 Military Records
62,374 Immigration Records
352,135 Census and Voter Lists
387,086 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Erickson Families

  • Number of Erickson families
     1,741 - 3,480
     581 - 1,740
     1 - 580
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Erickson families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Erickson families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Erickson census records

You can see how Erickson families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Erickson census records >

Erickson Family Origin

Click on a place to view Erickson immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Erickson families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Erickson immigration records >

Erickson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Erickson immigration records

You can find out when most of the Erickson families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Erickson immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Erickson

Click on a circle in the chart to view Erickson birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Erickson ancestors in the SSDI

Erickson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Erickson census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Erickson ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Erickson census records >

Erickson Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Erickson military records >

Message Board about Erickson 752 Threads, 27 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | New Privacy | New Terms and Conditions