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Williamson Family History

Williamson Name Meaning
Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from William.

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

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1,246,138 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
131,191 Military Records
107,713 Immigration Records
891,860 Census and Voter Lists
2,401,842 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Williamson Families

  • Number of Williamson families
     510 - 1,018
     171 - 509
     1 - 170
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Williamson families
     2,306 - 4,609
     769 - 2,305
     1 - 768
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Williamson families
     895 - 1,788
     299 - 894
     1 - 298
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Williamson Family Origin

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Williamson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Williamson

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Williamson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Williamson Civil War Service Records

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