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Adelson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female name Adl (from a Germanic root meaning ‘noble’) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

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Adelson Family Origin

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Adelson Family Occupations

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  • Clothier

    25%
  • Flower Maker

    25%
  • Picture Dealer

    25%
  • Rag Peddler

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Adelson family was Rag Peddler. The most common Adelson occupation in the USA was Clothier. 25% of Adelson's were Clothiers. Clothier, Flower Maker and Picture Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adelson.

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Adelson Historical Records

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Adelson Life Expectancy

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